Snow Deposit

Occurrence in Emery county in Utah, United States with commodity Manganese

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10096423
MRDS ID W019059
Record type Site
Current site name Snow Deposit
Related records 10275806

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -111.17825, 38.80386 (WGS84)
Elevation 1695
Relative position 1.4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF THE MUDDY RIVER BRIDGE ON I-70
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah Emery

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 023S 007E 18 Utah

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Manganese Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Manganite Ore
Pyrolusite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Mudstone
    Rock unit name Brushy Basin Member Of Morrison Formation
    Rock description Brushy Basin Member Of Morrison Formation
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -111.17825, 38.80386

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR
    Strike N 20 DEG W
    Dip 3 DEG SW
    Thickness 4.57M
    Depth to bottom 12.19M
    Depth to top 6.1M
    Width 12.19M
    Length 274.32M

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 Muddy River Area

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Tom And Leon Mortensen

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • SEVERAL THOUSAND TONS ACCORDING TO BAKER

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Area 0.012HA
    Length 4.57M
    Overall depth 12.19M
    Overall length 38.4M
    Overall width 3.96M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W019059

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BAKER, A. A., DUNCAN, D. C., AND HUNT C. B. 1952, MANGANESE DEPOSITS OF SOUTHEASTERN UTAH, PART 2, USGS BULL 979-B

  • Deposit

    1952 COMPILE BAKER, A. A. BULLETI

  • Reserve-Resource

    BAKER, A. A., 1952

Reporter information

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