Chandler Fork Prospect

The Chandler Fork Prospect is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,822 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: Chandler Fork Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,822 Feet (2,384 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.40056, -112.24333

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Chandler Fork Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Chandler Fork Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Ophir 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, Fractures And Faults


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitization And Silicification


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Argentite
Ore: Silver
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Dolomite


Comments

Comment (Workings): VARIOUS SMALL PITS AND TRENCHES

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

Comment (Geology): HOST ROCKS ARE HIGHLY SHEARED AND ALTERED; VEINS OF DOLOMITE AND CALCITE ARE COMMON IN LIMESTONES; SHALES ARE SOMETIMES CARBONACEOUS AND KAOLINITIC


References

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1905, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE BINGHAM MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PROF PAPER 38, 410 P.

Reference (Deposit): STOKES, W.L., 1963, GEOLOGIC MAP OF NORTHWESTERN UTAH: WILLIAM AND HEINTZ MAP CORPORATION, WASHINGTON 27, D.C.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., ET. AL., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF PAPER 111, 672 P.

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF PAPER 173, 171 P.