Star Dust Lode Claim

The Star Dust Lode Claim is a tungsten mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,240 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: Star Dust Lode Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,240 Feet (1,902 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 40.2, -113.86667

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Satelite image of the Star Dust Lode Claim

Star Dust Lode Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Star Dust Lode Claim


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Blake Probert

Owner Name: Star Dust Mines, Inc.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
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: Dutch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Skarn Cu


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR, TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Dutch Mountain Thrust


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Oligocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Oligocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): BULLDOZER CUTS (GOLD HILL 7.5 MINUTE MAP PROSPECT PIT SYMBOL), OPENCUTS, AND PITS; ALL OF THEM RELATIVELY MINOR WORKINGS.

Comment (Production): ITEM 1: THE STARDUST MINING CO. WITH A GROUP OF 13 CLAIMS IN THE VICINITY OF USLM 10 ABOUT 2 MILES NORTH - NORTHWEST FROM GOLD HILL, WORKED A HIGH-GRADE QUARTZ SCHEELITE PIPE IN LIMESTONE FROM 1937 TO 1941. ITEM 2: A TACTITE DEPOSIT ON THE EHB CLAIM WAS MINED AND 2,373 TONS OF ORE CONTAINING 2,933 UNITS OF WO3 WERE SHIPPED TO METALS RESERVE CO.

Comment (Deposit): NARROW, IRREGULAR, CONTACT METASOMATIC, SCHEELITE-MINERALIZED ZONES OR THIN, IRON OXIDE-FILLED FISSURES


References

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, 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): EVERETT, F.D., 1961, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN UTAH: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES INF. CIRC. 8014, P. 24-25.

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

Reference (Production): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY