Manning Canyon Prospect #1

The Manning Canyon Prospect #1 is a mercury and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,880 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: Manning Canyon Prospect #1  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,880 Feet (2,097 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Mercury, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.31389, -112.19250

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Manning Canyon Prospect #1 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Manning Canyon Prospect #1


Commodity

Primary: Mercury
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Arsenic
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Antimony
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Mercur District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


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: Uinta Extension


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Fissures And Fractures


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Limonite
Ore: Orpiment
Ore: Realgar
Ore: Gold
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Stibnite
Ore: Cinnabar
Gangue: Barite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): WALL ROCKS ARE HIGHLY DEFORMED AND ALTERED. ORE MINERALS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH QUARTZ VEINS.

Comment (Geology): LIMESTONES ARE GRAY, CHERTY, AND SILICIFIED. SHALES AE PULVERIZED. QUARTZ AND CALCITE VEINS ARE COMMON IN HOST ROCKS.

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1977)

Comment (Workings): PIT AND TRENCHES


References

Reference (Deposit): BUTTLER, B.S., ET. AL., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 111, 672P.

Reference (Deposit): SPURR, J.E., 1895, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE MERCUR MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S.G.S. 16TH. ANN. REPT., PT. 2, 454P.

Reference (Deposit): BISSELL, H.J., ET. AL., 1959, GUIDEBOOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO.14, UT. GEOL. SOC.:U.G.M.S. BULL. 14, 262P.

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES:U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 173, 167P.