Camp Floyd District (Mercur)

The Camp Floyd District (Mercur) is a gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah.

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: Camp Floyd District (Mercur)  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.3117, -112.21420

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Camp Floyd District (Mercur) MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Camp Floyd District (Mercur)


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Mercury
Secondary: Arsenic
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: MERCUR DISTRICT


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: GETTY MINERAL RESOURCES CO.


Production

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Deposit

Record Type: District
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: BEDDED REPLACEMENT, VEIN
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1883
Discovery Year: 1870
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant:


Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

Type: R
Structure: Anticline
Description: NW - STRIKING OPHIR ANTICLINE

Type: L
Description: OPHIR ANTICLINE; FAULT SYSTEMS TRENDING NE, NS, NW.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration: SILICIFICATION
Alteration Text: SILICIFICATION, SERICITE


Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): HILLS, R. C., 1894 , ORE DEPOSITS OF THE CAMP FLOYD MINING DIST. TOOEL CO., UTAH: COLORADO SCI. SOC. PROCEED., AUG. 6 , V. 5 , P. 54 - 65.

Reference (Deposit): GEMMELL, R. C., 1897 , CAMP FLOYD MINING DISTRICT AND THE MERCUR. MINES, UTAH: ENG. AND MIN. JOUR., APRIL 24 , 1897 , P. 403 - 4 , 427 - 8.

Reference (Deposit): MICHOLS, I. L. AND PETERSON, L., 1970 , LEACHING GOLD BEARING MILL TAILINGS FROM MERCUR., UTAH: USBM REPT. INV. 7395.

Reference (Deposit): UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERALOGICAL SURVEY SPECIAL STUDIES 43, 1973

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932 , GEOL. AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADS, UTAH: USGS PROF PAPER 173 , 171 P.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B. S. AND OTHERS, 1920 , ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF PAPER 111 , 672 P.

Reference (Deposit): KOSCHMANN, A. H., AND BERGENDAHL, M. H., 1968 , PRINCIPAL GOLD PRODUCING DISTRICTS OF THE US: USGS PROF. PAPER 610 , 283 P.

Reference (Deposit): SPURR, J. E. AND EMMONS, S. F., 1895 , USGS 16TH ANN. REPORT, PT. 2 , PP. 343 - 455.

Reference (Deposit): ALLEN, R. H., 1910 , MINES AND MILLS OF THE CONSOLIDATED MERCUR MINES CO.: ENG. AND MIN. JOUR., VOL. 89 , P. 1273 - 1277.

Reference (Deposit): DERN, G. H., 1904 , GEOLOGY OF MERCUR.: MINES AND MINERALS, VOL. 24 , P. 543 - 45.

Reference (Deposit): FRANKLIN, W. J., AND MILLER, V., 1938 , METALLURGICAL DEVEL. AT MERCUR., UTAH: USBM TECH. PAPER 588 , 1938 , 42 P.

Reference (Deposit): SKILLING'S MINING REVIEW, MARCH 21, 1981, VOL. 70, NO. 12, P. 19.