Unidentified Prospect

The Unidentified Prospect is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,401 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: Unidentified Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.19972, -113.85694

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Satelite image of the Unidentified Prospect

Unidentified Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unidentified Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Zinc


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


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

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR, IRREGULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Sphalerite


Comments

Comment (Geology): MOST OF THE MINERALS WERE IDENTIFIED ON THE DUMP OF THE DECLINE. IGNEOUS BODY PRESENT IS THE JURASSIC GOLD HILL STOCK.

Comment (Deposit): A 25 FT DECLINE IN LIMESTONE EAST OF A N-S, 35W QUARTZ MONZONITE-LIMESTONE CONTACT. THE SHAFT IS IN A 6-8 FT WIDE, N80W VERTICALLY DIPPING, IRON OXIDE RICH SILICIFIED ZONE. PITS WITHIN 200 FT OF THE SHAFT AND NORTH AND SOUTH OF IT ARE ON THE SAME ZONE.8

Comment (Workings): 25 FT LONG, N65W TRENDING DECLINE (AT 20 DEGREES), A 36 FT DEEP VERTICAL SHAFT, AND TWO ASSOCIATED PITS WITHIN 200 FT OF THE SHAFT.


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 177.

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