Napoleon Mining Co. Property Mine

The Napoleon Mining Co. Property Mine is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,171 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: Napoleon Mining Co. Property Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,171 Feet (1,576 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.17667, -113.80833

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Napoleon Mining Co. Property Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Napoleon Mining Co. Property Mine
Secondary: Incas Group
Secondary: Red Copper Queen Property


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Napoleon Mining Co.


Production

Year: 1918
Time Period: 1917-1918
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^0.11 Oz Au, 2.6 Ag Per Ton


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Fault On The Northwest Slope Of Calico Hill Separating The Ochre Mtn. Ls. From The Oquirrh Fm.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Bleaching, Recrystallization Of Ls.


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 6.4 PERCENT COPPER.
Analytical Data: 2.6 OZ AG PER TON
Analytical Data: AVG. ASSAYS, PRODUCTION, 1917-1918: 0.11 OZ. AU PER TON


Materials

Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Tenorite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Workings): THE PRINCIPAL WORKINGS ARE A NUMBER OF ADITS, THE LONGEST OF WHICH IS 340 FT., WHICH BOTH PARALLEL AND CROSSCUT THE IRREGULAR LS.-QTZ. MONZONITE CONTACT. SHAFTS, PITS, AND TRENCHES ARE SCATTERED ON THE PROPERTY.

Comment (Location): ON THE NORTHWEST SLOPE OF THE PROMINENT KNOB CALICO HILL (NOT LABELED ON 7.5 MIN. GOLD HILL QUAD

Comment (Deposit): GOLD-SILVER-BASE METALS MINERALIZATION ALONG AN IRREGULAR, CURVING, LOW-HIGH ANGLE, FAULT CONTROLLED LS.-QTZ. MONZONITE CONTACT. A FEW MINERALIZED, SMALL FISSURE VEINS ARE ALSO ON THE PROPERTY.


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, T.B., 1935, USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 125

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1981, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 177

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1980, MINERAL SURVEYS 6271 AND 6670, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, PL. 2

Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, P. 125

Reference (Deposit): 1980 RECON UGMS, OPEN FILE NOTES

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PP 177 P. 125