Limestone Quarry

Past Producer in San Juan county in Utah, United States with commodity Limestone, General

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10078645
MRDS ID W027097
Record type Site
Current site name Limestone Quarry

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -109.92153, 37.14862 (WGS84)
Elevation 1408
Relative position APPROXIMATLY 2.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF MEXICAN HAT, UTAH
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah San Juan

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 042S 018E 10 Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SECTION SUBDIVISION: NW 1/4, NE 1/4, SW 1/4, SEC 10

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Limestone, General Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Calcite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone
    Rock unit name Hermosa Group
    Rock description Hermosa Group
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pennsylvanian
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pennsylvanian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -109.92153, 37.14862

Ore body information

  • General form BLANKET
    Strike N 10 DEG W
    Dip 2 DEG SW
    Thickness 3.05M
    Depth to bottom 15.24M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 91.44M
    Length 121.92M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Area 0.526HA
    Overall length 91.44M
    Overall width 60.96M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W027097

Bibliographic references

  • Production

    TRIMBLE, L. M., 1977

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit LIMESTONE IS CONTINOUS OVER SEVERAL MILES MAXIMUM LENGTH AND WIDTH GIVEN ARE FOR IMMEDIATE AREA WITH OVERBURDEN LESS THAN 50 FT.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1977 Trimble, Larry M. Bureau of Land Management