Protection Claim

The Protection Claim is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,721 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Protection Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,721 Feet (1,439 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.25167, -113.83528

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Satelite image of the Protection Claim

Protection Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Protection Claim
Secondary: Garrison Mining Co. Claim Group


Commodity

Tertiary: Barium-Barite
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill)


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENTICULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Ochre Mountain Thrust

Type: L
Description: Intersecting High Angle Faults; N59e, 61 Se (Late, And The Ore Control), And N49w, 69sw (Early)


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Barite
Ore: Malachite


Comments

Comment (Workings): 30 FT. ADIT


References

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H. M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T. B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: PROFESSIONAL PAPER 177, UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, PLATE 2.

Reference (Production): MESSENGER, H. M. III, 1980, ON-SITE-INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.