Silver and Gold Mining Prospect

The Silver and Gold Mining Prospect is a gold and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,000 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 and Gold Mining Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.17472, -113.79833

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Silver and Gold Mining Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver and Gold Mining Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Arsenic
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Faults Of Small Displacement


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Bleaching Of Limestone


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: IN 1927 ASSAYS AVERAGED $10 IN GOLD AND 302/TON OF SILVER


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Iron
Ore: Lead
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): OTHER FISSURES TREND N70W (VERTICAL) AND IN ANOTHER DIPS 55-65 DEGREES W (TREND UNKNOWN)

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL SMALL PITS, SHAFTS AND SHORT ADITS


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, 1935, GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PP. 177, P. 143

Reference (Deposit): DOELLING, H.H., AND H.M. MESSENGER III., 1981, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 177, P. 143

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 177, PL. 2

Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 177, P. 143

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