Consolidated Lela Prospect

The Consolidated Lela Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,201 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: Consolidated Lela Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,201 Feet (1,890 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.50028, -112.67833

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Consolidated Lela Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Consolidated Lela Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Free Coinage


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Conie Hoopiiana


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1937
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


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Hematite
Ore: Magnetite
Ore: Goethite
Ore: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Location): POINT LOCATION GIVEN IS A REPRESENTATIVE

Comment (Commodity): GOETHITE AND LIMONITE ARE HARD AND SPONGY; HEMATITE, IS EARTHY.

Comment (Production): NO RECORDED PRODUCTION.

Comment (Development): THE U.S. BUREAU OF MINES FIELD WORK (1980) WAS PART OF A MINERAL RESOURCES EVALUATION OF A RARE II AREA (04-757) IN THE STANSBURY MTNS. SECTION (GRANTSVILLE DIV.) OF THE WAS ATCH NATIONAL FOREST.

Comment (Workings): TWO ADITS, A 26 FT. DEEP SHAFT, AND SEVEN PITS COMPRISE THE WORKINGS.


References

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1976, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION, UTAH GEOL. 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): 1976 RECON UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): 1980 RECON USBM-DENVER, COLORADO

Reference (Production): BULLOCK, K.C., 1970, IRON ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: UGMS BULL. 88, P. 77.

Reference (Deposit): ALMQUIST, CARL, AND KNESS, RICHARD, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION, U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, DENVER, COLORADO.

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1970, IRON DEPOSITS OF UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY BULLETIN 88, P. 77.