Flying Dutchman Group

The Flying Dutchman Group is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,335 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: Flying Dutchman Group  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,335 Feet (1,931 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 39.91944, -112.51750

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Satelite image of the Flying Dutchman Group

Flying Dutchman Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Flying Dutchman Group
Secondary: Silver Shield


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Tertiary: Uranium
Tertiary: Manganese


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


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 MASSES


Structure

Type: L
Description: South Flank Fault (N 45 W)


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AVG. 3 - 5 % C


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Fluorite
Ore: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): FLUORITE CONTAINS SMALL AMOUNT OF URANINITE.

Comment (Production): PROD 1929 , AMOUNT UNKNOWN

Comment (Deposit): FOUR MAIN FISSURE VEINS

Comment (Workings): TWO INCLINE SHAFT, MINE FLOODED

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: ORDER OF CRYSTALLIZATION: PYRITE, FLUORITE, CHALCOPYRITE, QUARTZ. THE VEINS CAN BE TRACE FROM BURNED CANYON TO FLYING DUTCHMAN MINE.

Comment (Deposit): DEVELOPED WITH COPPER JACK


References

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER,B.S. AND OTHERS, 1920, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 111, P. 428.

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. RES. 1929; 1930

Reference (Deposit): COHENOUR,R.E., 1959, SHEEPROCK MTNS.: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., BULL. 63, P. 117.

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K. C., 1976 , FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL & MIN SURV BULL 110 , P. 81