Meskin Bar

Past Producer in Kane county in Utah, United States with commodities Gold, Platinum, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10015561
MRDS ID DB01493
Record type Site
Current site name Meskin Bar
Related records 10179442

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -111.24518, 37.02278 (WGS84)
Elevation 969
Relative position SUBMERGED IN LAKE POWELL 6 MILES BELOW MOUTH OF WEST CANYON CREEK.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah Kane

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 043S 006E 34 Utah

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Analytical data

Result AU FLAKES 0.960 FINE, CONTAIN MINOR AMOUNTS PT AND AG.

Nearby scientific data

(1) -111.24518, 37.02278

Ore body information

  • General form LENSES

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner U.S. Government

Comments on the workings information

  • SUBMERGED UNDER LAKE POWELL

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS DB01493

Bibliographic references

  • Analytical Data

    SRC.REF: BUTLER, 1920

  • Deposit

    BUTLER, B. S., AND OTHERS, 1920 , THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER 111 .

  • Deposit

    GREGORY, H. E., AND GRAHAM, R. L., 1931 , THE KAIPAROWITS REGION. A GEOGRAPHIC AND GEOLOGIC RECONNAISSANCE OF PARTS OF UTAH AND ARIZONA: USGS PROF. PAPER 164 .

  • Deposit

    1931 GEOLMAP GREGORY & MOORE PROF. PAPER 164 , P. 14

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-OCT-1978 Doelling, Hellmut H. Bureau of Land Management