Bw & H

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10015738
MRDS ID DB01897
Record type Site
Current site name Bw & H

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -112.28772, 38.51636 (WGS84)
Elevation 2210
Relative position 7800 FT. SOUTHEAST OF SARGENT MOUNTAIN
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah Sevier

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 026S 004W 19 Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SECTION SUBDIVISIONS SW 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 SECTION 19

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Argentite Ore
Gold Ore
Calcite Gangue
Limonite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Pyritic, Argillic

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Latite
    Rock unit name Bullion Canyon Volcanics
    Rock description Bullion Canyon Volcanics
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Latite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -112.28772, 38.51636

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR
    Thickness 0.91M
    Depth to bottom 60.96M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 60.96M
    Length 182.88M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fracturing

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

Mining district

District name Gold Mountain

Land status

Ownership category Private

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 304.8M
    Overall depth 60.96M

Comments on the workings information

  • WORKING CONSIST OF SEVERAL ADIT AND NUMEROUS PROSPECT PITS.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS DB01897

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    PERRY, L. I., 1978 , UTAH GEOL. AND MINERALOG. SURVEY ON-SITE INVESTIGATION

  • Production

    PERRY, L. I., 1978 , UTAH GEOL. AND MINERALOG. SURVEY ON-SITE INVESTIGATION.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-OCT-1978 Perry, Lee I. Bureau of Land Management