Indian Hickman Canyon Copper Prospect

The Indian Hickman Canyon Copper Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,201 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: Indian Hickman Canyon Copper Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,201 Feet (2,195 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.42139, -112.64139

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Indian Hickman Canyon Copper Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Indian Hickman Canyon Copper Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


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: Basin And Mountains, Stansbury Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: North-Trending Syncline, Parallel To The Deseret Peak Anticlinal Axis.


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Pyrolusite


Comments

Comment (Geology): THE MILKY QUARTZ VEIN CARRIES BLEBS AND SMALL VEINLETS OF CHALCOPYRITE ALTERING TO A SOFT, DULL GRAY MINERAL AND MALACHITE.

Comment (Development): THE U.S. BUREAU OF MINES FIELD WORK (1980) WAS PART OF A MINERAL RESOURECES EVALUTATION FOR A RARE II AREA (04-757) IN THE STANSBURY MTNS. SECTION (GRANTSVILLE DIV.) OF THE WASATCH NF.

Comment (Workings): THE PROSPECT IS A 20 FT. BY 20 FT: BY 6 FT. DEEP PIT WITH A WINDLASS AT THE EDGE, INDICATING THAT IT MAY BE CAVED-IN SHAFT.


References

Reference (Deposit): RIGBY, J.K., 1958, GEOLOGY OF THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS, TOOELE CO., UTAH: GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH NO. 13, UTAH GEOL. SOCIETY, 175P.

Reference (Deposit): 1980 RECON U.S. BUREAU OF MINES-DENVER, COLO

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

Reference (Deposit): ALMQUIST, CAR., 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, DENVER, COLORADO.