Option No. 1 Claim

The Option No. 1 Claim is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,801 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: Option No. 1 Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,801 Feet (1,768 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.20417, -113.82694

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Satelite image of the Option No. 1 Claim

Option No. 1 Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Option No. 1 Claim
Secondary: Hammond No. 1
Secondary: Worthless No. 1


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper


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

Owner Name: Glenn J. Martin


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: Dutch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR, IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite


Comments

Comment (Location): IDENTIFIED BY A SHAFT SYMBOL ON GOLD HILL 15 MIN

Comment (Deposit): NO NOTICEABLE MINERALIZATION IN THE ADIT; SOME COPPER PITCH AND MALACHITE, WITH COARSELY CRYSTALINE QUARTZ, ON THE DUMP.

Comment (Workings): 300 FT, NORTHWEST-TRENDING ADIT IN QUARTZITE. A SHALLOW PROSPECT PIT IS APPROX. 150 FT SOUTHEAST OF THE ADIT.


References

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

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T. B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINERAL DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S.G.S. PROFESSIONAL PAPER NO. 177

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T. B., PROF. PAPER 177

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