Yellow Hammer North Prospect

Occurrence in Tooele county in Utah, United States with commodities Tungsten, Gold, Copper, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10088634
MRDS ID M057935
Record type Site
Current site name Yellow Hammer North Prospect
Alternate or previous names Venus Copperopolis

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -113.82584, 40.12021 (WGS84)
Elevation 1913
Relative position 12,700 FEET NORTH 70 EAST OF SKINNER SPRING
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah Tooele

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 008S 018W 24 Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SECTION SUBDIVISIONS SE 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Tertiary
Gold Tertiary
Copper Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Malachite Ore
Scheelite Ore
Albite Gangue
Apatite Gangue
Calcite Gangue
Chlorite Gangue
Muscovite Gangue
Orthoclase Gangue
Quartz Gangue
Tourmaline Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -113.82584, 40.12021

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Basin And Range

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR
    Depth to top 0M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Sheeting Is Qtz Monzonite

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mining district

District name Clifton District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Comments on the workings information

  • MANY PITS AND SHAFTS, 325 FT OF ADITS AND CROSSCUTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M057935

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PP. 177

  • Deposit

    1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF PAPER 17

  • Production

    DOELLING, H.H. 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY

  • Reserve-Resource

    DOELLING, H.H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SCATTERED MINERALIZATION ALONG SEVERAL TRENDS OF FISSURES.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-SEP-1981 Doelling, Hellmut H. Bureau of Land Management