Indianapolis Prospect

The Indianapolis Prospect is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,120 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: Indianapolis Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,120 Feet (2,475 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 39.96861, -112.52861

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Indianapolis Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Indianapolis Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Richard Ekker

Owner Name: Ran Rex Mining Co.


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

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Slate
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: PYRITE CONTAINING AS MUCH AS 30 DOLLARS PER TON, AU REPORTED FROM LOWERMOST WORKINGS


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Specularite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): NO RECORDED PRODUCTION

Comment (Workings): A NUMBER OF SHORT ADITS, OPEN CUTS AND AN INCLINED (AT 33 DEGREES TO THE SOUTHEAST), 63 FT. DEEP SHAFT. THE SHAFT IS APPROX. 400 FT. NEARLY WEST OF USLM 2


References

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1981, MINERAL SURVEY 4936, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

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

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