Prosperity Property

The Prosperity Property is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,301 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: Prosperity Property  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,301 Feet (2,530 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 39.93944, -113.85278

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Prosperity Property MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Prosperity Property
Secondary: Wilson Property


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Willow Springs District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Wilson Brothers


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1895
Discovery Year: 1895
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: IRREGULAR VEIN


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin & Range

Type: L
Description: Tilted Fault Block That Dips 20-45 Deg. W. And Faults That Trend N-Nw & W-Nw


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AU, AG (TR), CU (11.5%), PB (15.8%)
Analytical Data: AU (TR), AG (3.8), CU (11.6%) PB(10%). ORE DUMP
Analytical Data: 1970 ASSAY: 4 IN. VEIN UPPER ADIT


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Goethite
Gangue: Kaolinite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Aragonite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES UNKNOWN

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF THREE PROSPECTS, AND 2 ADITS.


References

Reference (Deposit): THOMPSON, K.C., 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CREEK MTNS, TOOELE-JUAB COUNTIES, UT: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY BULL. 99

Reference (Deposit): BICK, R.F., 1958, STRATIGRAPHY OF DEEP CREEK MTNS, UT: AAPG BULL. V. 43, P. 1064-1069

Reference (Deposit): BICK, R.F., 1959, GEOLOGY OF THE DEEP CREEK QUAD, WESTERN, UT: NEW HAVEN, CONN., UNIV., UNPUBL. PH.D. DISSERTATION.

Reference (Deposit): BICK, R.F., 1966, GEOL. OF THE DEEP CREEK MTNS., UT: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY BULL. 77, 120 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1920 RECON BUTLER, B.S., USGS PP 111

Reference (Deposit): 1966 GEOLMAP UT. GEOL. & M. SURVEY BULL. 77

Reference (Deposit): 1977 RECON UT. GEOL. & M. SURVEY RI # 117

Reference (Deposit): REPORT ON THE DEEP CREEK WILDERNESS WITHDRAWAL AREA AS (WSA) BY BLM, 1979

Reference (Deposit): 1979 GEOCHEM DOE GJBX-8(80) LAWRENCE LIVERMORE LAB.

Reference (Production): EVERTS, M.L., 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY