Reaper Claims

The Reaper Claims is a tungsten mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,050 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: Reaper Claims  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,050 Feet (1,844 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 40.11583, -113.82056

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Reaper Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Reaper Claims


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Beryllium
Tertiary: Phosphorus-Phosphates
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Barium-Barite


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR PIPELIKE MASS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Eocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Copper
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Gold
Ore: Bertrandite
Ore: Powellite
Ore: Molybdenite
Ore: Apatite
Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Zircon
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Magnetite
Gangue: Biotite
Gangue: Muscovite


Comments

Comment (Location): TWO PATENTED CLAIMS

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: TWO THIN BASIC DIKES NE AND E OF MINE, A QUARTZ-CARBONATE VEIN IS EXPOSED ON THE EAST

Comment (Production): PROD 2,000 UNITS OF WO3 FROM 1915-1917

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: W MINED OUT

Comment (Deposit): PIPELIKE SHAPE AT THE SURFACE, CONTRACTS IN SIZE DOWNWARD AND CHANGES INTO TABULAR FORM. AT THE 50 FT LEVEL, TWO TONGUES EXTENDED OUT FROM THE PIPELIKE MASS.

Comment (Workings): A 105 FT VERTICAL SHAFT, TWO LEVELS AT 56 & 105 FT, OPEN PIT AT THE SURFACE TO 56 FT LEVEL, SEVERAL PROSPECT HOLES


References

Reference (Deposit): GRIFFITTS,W.R., 1965, RECENTLY DISCOVERED BERYLLIUM DEPOSITS NEAR GOLD HILL: ECON. GEOL., VOL. 60, P. 1298-1305.

Reference (Deposit): EVERETT,F.D., 1961, TUNGST5N DEPOSITS IN UTAH: USBM INF. CIRC. 8014, P. 28.

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN,T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 119-121.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 03-28-1955