Deposit #1

Occurrence in Juab county in Utah, United States with commodities Fluorine-Fluorite, Uranium, Beryllium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10020432
MRDS ID DC13218
Record type Site
Current site name Deposit #1

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -113.19721, 39.70105 (WGS84)
Elevation 1530
Relative position SOUTHERN EDGE OF SPOR MTN.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah Juab

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 013S 012W 09 Utah

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Fluorine-Fluorite Primary
Uranium Primary
Beryllium Primary

Analytical data

Result 1959 SAMPLES CONTAIN 10 - 15 % FLUORITE, 0.007 % URANIUM.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Rhyolite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -113.19721, 39.70105

Ore body information

  • General form NODULAR

Comments on the geologic information

  • THE TUFF CONTAINS QUARTZ, SANIDINE, SCATTERED PLAGIOCLASE AND BIOTITE IN A FINE-GRAINED GLASSY FRAGMENTAL MATRIX. ; GEOL.DESC: IN TUFF

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Both metallic and non-metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Spor Mountain District

Comments on the workings information

  • A BULLDOZER CUT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS DC13218

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    STAATZ, M. H. AND OSTERWALD, F. W. 1959 , GEOL OF THOMAS RANGE FLUORSPAR DIST: USGS BULL 1069 , P. 90 .

  • Deposit

    BULLOCK, K. C., 1976 , FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH: UTAH G & MS BULL 110 , P. 55

  • Deposit

    CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 01-08-1971

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NODULAR FINE GRAIN FLUORITE MASSES ARE EMBEDDED IN HARD MASSIVE CREAM COLORED CALCAREOUS TUFF.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1974 Unknown U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-FEB-1979 Wong, George (Tooker, Ed) U.S. Geological Survey