Cannon Tank Canyon Prospect

The Cannon Tank Canyon Prospect is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,820 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: Cannon Tank Canyon Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,820 Feet (1,469 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.15833, -113.29472

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Cannon Tank Canyon Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Cannon Tank Canyon Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Granite Peak District


Land Status

Land ownership: Military Reservation


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Swarms Of Northeast-Striking Pegmatite Dikes

Type: L
Description: Numerous Pegmatite And Aplite Dikes


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Fluorite
Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Commodity): GANGUE: AMETHYST, HEMATITE

Comment (Workings): SMALL PITS AND MINOR OPENINGS. FOWKES (1964, P. 109) REPORTED "A FAIRLY LARGE" PROSPECT PIT.

Comment (Geology): THE LEUCOGRANITE IS GRAY, MEDIUM-GRAINED, AND NEARLY EQUIGRANULAR.

Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION REPORTED


References

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1976, FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY BULLETIN 110, P. 77.

Reference (Deposit): FOWKES, E.J., 1964, PEGMATITES OF GRANITE PEAK MOUNTAIN, TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH: BYU GEOLOGY STUDIES, VOL. 11, P. 97-123.

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