Benmore

The Benmore is a manganese mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,900 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: Benmore  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,900 Feet (2,408 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 39.97444, -112.50694

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Satelite image of the Benmore

Benmore MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Benmore
Secondary: Larsen - Winberg


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1937
Time Period: 1937
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^Ave. 25 % Mn


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR ELONGATE BODIES


Structure

Type: L
Description: Quartzite Has A Vertical Dip, Ore Zone Has A Small Sw Dip.


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: EST: 10 - 20 % MN


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: ORE OCCURS AS IMPREGNATIONS AND SPONGY MASSES. QUARTZITE IS SHATTERED.

Comment (Location): INCLUDES: APRIL SHOWER CLAIM AND THE BLACK CROW NOS. 1 - 4 .

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION INCLUDES THOSE FROM THE SHARP MINE.


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. RES. 1929-1931; 1939-1940

Reference (Deposit): COHENOUR,R.E., 1959, SHEEPROCK MTNS.: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., BULL. 63

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 979-A, 1951