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Mineral Resources of the Deep Creek Mountains Wilderness Study Area, Juab and Tooele Counties, Utah

Description: From abstract: The Deep Creek Mountains Wilderness Study Area (UT-020-060/UT-050-020) includes most of the Deep Creek Range of west-central Utah. The area is near the Utah-Nevada State line, south of Wendover, Utah, and northwest of Delta, Utah. Eleven areas of mineralized rock in and near the study area were evaluated by the U.S. Bureau of Mines. Four of these areas contain identified resources: (1) an indicated resource of 5,000 short tons of 16.5 ounces silver per short ton, 4.1 percent lead, 4.6 percent zinc, and 0.25 percent copper, at the Willow Springs area, which is almost surrounded by the study area in the northeast corner although it is not part of the study area; (2) an indicated gold resource of 774,000 short tons of 0.4 ounces per short ton and an inferred gold resource of 5.7 million short tons of 0.4 ounces per short ton in the Goshute Canyon area immediately east of the study area; (3) an indicated gold resource of 75,000 short tons of 0.22 ounces per short ton in the Queen of Sheba mine just west of the study area; and (4) an inferred gold resource of 3,800 short tons of 0.26 ounces per short ton in the Gold Bond area immediately east of the study area.
Date: 1990
Creator: Nutt, Connie J.; Zimbelman, David R.; Campbell, David L.; Duval, Joseph S. & Hannigan, Brian J.
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Mineral Resources of the Fish Springs Range Wilderness Study Area, Juab County, Utah

Description: Abstract: The Fish Springs Range Wilderness Study Area (UT-050-127) includes most of the Fish Springs Range and is located north of the House Range, about 50 miles northwest of the city of Delta, Utah. A mineral resource study of the 33,840-acre area was completed in 1987 by the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Bureau of Mines. The northwestern and southeastern parts of the wilderness study area contain inferred subeconomic resources of high-purity quartzite. No metallic mineral resources were identified in the study area, but more than 17 million pounds of lead, 2.6 million ounces of silver, and minor copper, zinc, and gold have been produced from the Fish Springs mining district, which is immediately outside the northwest boundary of the wilderness study area. The potential for undiscovered deposits of these metals and molybdenum is high near the northern end of the study area, adjacent to the mining district, moderate near the southern end, and low in the remainder of the area. The resource potential for undiscovered deposits of high-purity limestone and dolomite is moderate throughout the study area except where quartzite is present; potential for undiscovered low-temperature geothermal resources and for oil and gas is low throughout the study area.
Date: 1989
Creator: Lindsey, David A.; Zimbelman, David R.; Campbell, David L.; Bisdorf, Robert J.; Duval, Joseph S.; Cook, Kenneth L. et al.
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Preliminary Notes on the 1951-52 Investigations of the Thomas Range Fluorite District, Juab County, Utah

Description: From page 3: Uraniferous fluorspar pipes cut Paleozoic dolomite in the western part of the Thomas Range, along a ridge known locally as "Spor's Mountain". The fluorspar district (fig. 1) is approximately 50 miles northwest of Delta, Utah, and is in Tps. 12, 13 N., R. 12 W., Salt Lake principal meridian. From July to September 1952 approximately 10 man-months were spent in the district. During this time, field work started in 1951 was completed. Mapping and sampling the fluorspar deposits was done in 1950 (reported in TEI-136). The entire uraniferous fluorspar district has now been mapped at a scale of 1 inch to 1, 000 feet, the complete stratigraphic section of the district has been measured in detail, and additional mine mapping and sampling has been done.
Date: 1950
Creator: Osterwald, Frank W.
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Manganese Deposits in the Drum Mountains, Juab and Millard Counties, Utah

Description: From abstract: The Drum Mountains are in west-central Utah 30 miles northwest of Delta, between the Sevier Desert on the east and Whirlwind Valley on the west. It is a typically barren desert range comprising a westward-tilted structural unit in which is exposed as much as 9,000 feet of quartzite (Cambrian and Precambrian?) and 3,000 feet of carbonate rocks of Cambrian age. These beds, which strike northward and dip west, are cut by myriad east- to northeast trending faults with displacements of a few feet to a few thousand feet. Quartz monzonite dikes, pebble dikes, and vein deposits are present locally along the faults. The Cambrian rocks are overlain unconformably by volcanic rocks of probable Tertiary age.
Date: 1961
Creator: Crittenden, Max D., Jr.; Straczek, John A. & Roberts, Ralph Jackson
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Radioactive Fluorite in the Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah

Description: From abstract: The Thomas Range fluorite district, on Spor's Mountain in the western part of the Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, is approximately 6 miles long and 2 miles wide, and contains almost no unclaimed land. The fluorite production of the district, since its discovery in 1943, has been 35,700 short tons. It was obtained from 12 different ore bodies on eight different properties. G. P. Spor, Ray Spor, and Chad Spor; Albert Willden and Earl Willden; T. A. Claridge; and W. E. Black and F. B. Chesley were the only groups producing fluorite in the district in August 1950.
Date: January 1951
Creator: Staatz, Mortimer Hay; Wilmarth, V. R. & Bauer, Herman L., Jr.
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Preliminary Study of Favorability for Uranium Resources in Juab County, Utah

Description: From introduction: This report presents the results of a preliminary study of uranium occurrences in the beryllium belt of Juab County, Utah. The study was conducted by Bendix Field Engineering Corporation (BFEC) for the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) to aid in estimating the uranium potential of the area.
Date: February 1978
Creator: Leedom, S. H. & Mitchell, T. P.
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Tungsten Deposits in Utah

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing tungsten deposits and mining practices in Utah. As stated in the introduction, "this paper describes the tungsten-bearing areas of Utah, inferred reserves, production practices and problems, and many of the mines" (p. 2). This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1961
Creator: Everett, Floyd D.
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Gypsum Products: Their Preparation and Uses

Description: Technical report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the different uses of gypsum. The sources and uses of gypsum are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: July 1917
Creator: Stone, Ralph W.
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Geology of the Thomas Range Fluorite District, Juab County, Utah

Description: From scope of report: "The fluorite district in the western part of the Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, is one f the newest mining districts in western United States; since 1950 it has been the largest producer of fluorite west of the Mississippi River. The present report covers the geology of the entire fluorite producing area, and supplements an earlier report...on the individual mining properties."
Date: February 1955
Creator: Staatz, Mortimer H. & Osterwald, Frank W.
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