Copper Hill Deposit Prospect

The Copper Hill Deposit Prospect is a copper and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,699 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: Copper Hill Deposit Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,699 Feet (1,737 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.16194, -113.86278

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Satelite image of the Copper Hill Deposit Prospect

Copper Hill Deposit Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Copper Hill Deposit Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Arsenic


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
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
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: IRREGULAR, TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Northwest-Striking Faults That Have Controlled Some Of The Quartz Monzonite Dikes


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silication Garnetization Of Limestone


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Oligocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Oligocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Jarosite
Gangue: Garnet


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THE MINERALIZATION OCCURS ALONG AN IRREGULAR QUARTZ MONZONITE-LIMESTONE CONTACT, IN NORTHEAST-STRIKING BEDDING REP L. TACTITE ZONES AND IN NORTHEAST AND NORTHWEST-STRIKING FRACTURES.

Comment (Workings): 2 INCLINED SHAFTS: WESTERN, 30 FT. DEEP, 60 DEGREES NE; EASTERN, 45 FT. DEEP, 48 DEGREES MANY ASSOCIATED PITS, TRENCHES, AND BULLDOZER CUTS.


References

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

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

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

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