Snowstorm No. 9 Shaft Prospect

The Snowstorm No. 9 Shaft Prospect is a gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,666 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: Snowstorm No. 9 Shaft Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,666 Feet (1,727 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.30667, -112.26806

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Satelite image of the Snowstorm No. 9 Shaft Prospect

Snowstorm No. 9 Shaft Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Snowstorm No. 9 Shaft Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Mercur District (West Dip Area)


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Replacement
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: Southern Oquirrh Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: On West Limb Of Ophir Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Workings): ONE SHAFT

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1975

Comment (Development): RECORD OF DEVELOPMENT FROM 1899 TO 1903


References

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 139.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., ET. AL., 1920, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 111, P. 382-395.

Reference (Deposit): HIGGINS, W.C., (ED.), 1899, THE SALT LAKE MINING REVIEW, AP. 15, P. 10.

Reference (Deposit): HOWARD, L.O., 1913, CYANIDING ON THE WEST DIP, MERCUR: THE SALT LAKE MINING REVIEW, SEPT 30, P. 13-16.