Gold Star Prospect

The Gold Star Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,850 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: Gold Star Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,850 Feet (1,783 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.09722, -112.66833

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Satelite image of the Gold Star Prospect

Gold Star Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Gold Star Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: State


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Success Investment Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1910
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


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Bleaching In Limestone


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Iron
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Epidote
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Hornblende
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Garnet


Comments

Comment (Location): NW OF SE SE NE SIDE OVERLAND CANYON

Comment (Workings): 70 FT ADIT 10, 25 FT SHAFTS, MANY SHALLOW PITS


References

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

Reference (Deposit): 1973 RECON UTAH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL 99

Reference (Production): DOELLING, H.H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN, SURVEY

Reference (Reserve-Resource): DOELLING, H.H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PP. 177

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K.C., 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITE OF THE DEEP CREEK MTN., TOOELE AND JUAB CO.: UGMS BULL. 99