Lost Hope No. 3 Prospect

The Lost Hope No. 3 Prospect is a zinc, silver, copper, and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,719 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: Lost Hope No. 3 Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,719 Feet (2,048 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Silver, Copper, Lead

Lat, Long: 39.91417, -112.74306

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Lost Hope No. 3 Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lost Hope No. 3 Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: L. E. Kramer, Jr.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1903
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

Type: L
Description: N35e, 45 Nw Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Smithsonite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): SMALL AMOUNT OF PRODUCTION, MOSTLY FROM ARGENTIFEROUS GALENA LENSE

Comment (Deposit): A BEDDING-PLANE REPLACEMENT VEIN OF SEVERAL INCHES TO ON FT. IN WIDTH HAD A LENSE OF ARGENTIFEROUS GALENA 50 FT. FROM THE MAIN ADIT PORTAL; LENSE HAD MAX DIA. OF 3X6X10 FT.

Comment (Workings): PRINCIPAL WORKINGS CONSIST OF THREE SHORT, SUBPARALLEL, INCLINED ADITS DRIVEN EAST ON THE BEDDING-PLANE REPLACEMENT ZONE.


References

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

Reference (Deposit): LOUGHLIN, G.F., 1920, IN BUTLER, B.S., ET. AL., ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER III, P. 456

Reference (Deposit): THOMAS, G.H., 1958, THE GEOLOGY OF INDIAN SPRINGS QUADRANGLE, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH; UNPUB. BYU THESIS, PROVO, UTAH

Reference (Deposit): USGS, 1951, UNPUBLISHED, CONFIDENTIAL DMEA REPORT

Reference (Production): USGS 1951 DMEA REPORT