Silver Gap Prospect

The Silver Gap Prospect is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,979 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: Silver Gap Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,979 Feet (2,432 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.38778, -112.27361

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Satelite image of the Silver Gap Prospect

Silver Gap Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver Gap Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead


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: Oquirrh Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: OTHER, UNKNOWN


Structure

Type: R
Description: Near Axis Of Ophir Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Eocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

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

Comment (Development): KNOWN FROM PATENTED CLAIM NAME, POSSIBLY CONSOLIDATED WITH OTHER PROPERTY


References

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