Utah Prospect

The Utah Prospect is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,152 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: Utah Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,152 Feet (1,875 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 39.91139, -112.51028

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Utah Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Utah Prospect
Secondary: White Rat Prospect
Secondary: Sheeprock Fluorite Claims


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Secondary: Manganese


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: White Rat Mining Co.

Owner Name: Ann Alloway, Marjorie Black


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

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR, LENTICULAR

Form: TABULAR, LENTICULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: South Flank Fault Of Sheeprock Mountains Striking N45w


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Miocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Fluorite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Specularite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): SHAFT, UNDETERMINED DEPTH


References

Reference (Deposit): LOUGHLIN, G.F., 1920, IN BUTLER, B.S., AND OTHERS, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: U.S.G.S. PROF. PAPER, P. 427-428