Timpie Canyon Copper Prospect

The Timpie Canyon Copper Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,840 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: Timpie Canyon Copper Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,840 Feet (1,780 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.66694, -112.59361

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Timpie Canyon Copper Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Timpie Canyon Copper Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Timpie Canyon (Free Coinage)


Land Status

Land ownership: State


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


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: Basin And Mountains, Stansbury Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Deseret Anticline

Type: L
Description: Broad Canyon Reverse Fault


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation Of Tetrahedrite To Malachite.


Rocks

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): THE WORKINGS CONSIST OF A 30 FT SHAFT AND A 323 FT ADIT WITH A 115 FT LONG, INCLINED (350) WINZE.

Comment (Production): NO RECORDED PRODUCTION


References

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

Reference (Deposit): RIGBY, J.K., 1958, GEOLOGY OF THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS TOOELE CO., UTAH: GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO. 13, UTAH GEOL. SOCIETY

Reference (Deposit): 1980 GEOLMAP UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVE

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