Imperial Deposit Prospect

The Imperial Deposit Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,410 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: Imperial Deposit Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,410 Feet (1,649 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.17028, -113.83806

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Imperial Deposit Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Imperial Deposit Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1888
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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR, IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Bleaching, Recrystall G Ization, Silication Of Ls.


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Oligocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Oligocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Jarosite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Gangue: Garnet


Comments

Comment (Deposit): COPPER-GOLD-MINOR LEAD MINERALIZATION ALONG PRINCIPALLY NORTHWEST-STRIKING CONTACTS WITH QUARTZ MONZONITE FINGERS AND APOPHYSES OF THE GOLD HILL STOCK.

Comment (Workings): SHALLOW SHAFTS (15,30FT. DEEP), ADITS, AND SCATTERED PITS.


References

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

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T. B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 177.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1980, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 4388: STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T. B., PROF. PAPER 177, P1.