Unknown Prospect

The Unknown Prospect is a manganese mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,749 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: Unknown Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,749 Feet (2,057 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 39.94611, -112.35083

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Satelite image of the Unknown Prospect

Unknown Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: West Tintic Area


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


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

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Thomas Mountains - Tintic Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR VEIN


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin & Range

Type: L
Description: Local Faulting


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Plutonic Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Plutonic Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrolusite


Comments

Comment (Workings): NO WORKINGS

Comment (Location): LOCATION GIVEN IS A REPRESENTATIVE POINT


References

Reference (Deposit): EVERTS, M.L., 1980, UT. GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY: ON SITE INVEST

Reference (Production): EVERTS, M.L., 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UT. GEOL. AND MIN. SUR.