Ekker Tungsten Prospect

The Ekker Tungsten Prospect is a tungsten mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,650 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: Ekker Tungsten Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,650 Feet (2,027 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 39.93861, -112.52583

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Ekker Tungsten Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ekker Tungsten Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia District


Land Status

Not available


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

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR, LENTICULAR

Form: TABULAR, LENTICULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Greisenization


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Miocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Wolframite
Gangue: Biotite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): NEAR THE CENTER OF SEC. 21

Comment (Production): SEVERAL TONS OF ORE WERE STOCKPILED BUT NONE WERE SHIPPED

Comment (Deposit): PODS OF ORE ARE EXPOSED, AT INTERVALS, FOR A DISTANCE OF APPROX. 400 FT.

Comment (Workings): PITS

Comment (Geology): BOTH THE HANGING AND FOOTWALLS ARE OF LIMONITE STAINED PORPHYRITIC GRANITE. GREISEN ZONES ARE MORE PROMINENT IN THE EAST SEGMENT OF THE VEIN

Comment (Deposit): THE GREISEN ZONES ARE REFERRED TO AS THE "BLUE DUMMY" VEINS BY LOCAL PROSPECTORS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): COHENOUR, R.E., 1959, SHEEPROCK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES: UGMS BULL. 63, P. 118

Reference (Deposit): HANSEN, L.A., 1981, GEOLOGIC MAP IN UNPATENTED MINING CLAIM FILE 182633, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1981, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS; REF. 5 GRIFFITTS, W.R., 1969, BERYLLIUM, IN MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF UTAH: UGMS BULL. 73; REF. 6 HARRIS, DEVERLE, 1958, THE GEOLOGY OF THE DUTCH PEAK AREA, SHEEPROCK RANGE, TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH: UNPUBL. M.S. THESIS, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIV.; REF. 7 U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1961, SHEEPROCK BERYL: MINERAL PROPERTY FILE 8.32, UNPUBL. OPEN-FILE REPT.

Reference (Production): COHENOUR, R.E., 1959, P. 118

Reference (Deposit): MEEVES, H.C., NONPEGMATITIC BERYLLIUM OCCURRENCES: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, REPORT OF INVESTIGATION 6828, P. 49-50