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Iron King Number 2 Mine, East Tintic District, East Tintic Mts, Utah Co., Utah, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 56' 35'' North , 112° 4' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.94306,-112.06833
GeoHash:G#: 9x071z6m4
Other regions containing this locality:Rocky Mountains, North America
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


REF:Deposit:: MORRIS, H.T., AND LOVERING, T.S., 1979, GENERAL GEOLOGY AND MINES OF THE EAST TINTIC MINING DISTRICT, UTAH AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 1024, 194 PP.
Deposit:: COOK, D.R., ED., 1957, GEOLOGY OF THE EAST TI
Deposit:: UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK #17, PP. 120-123 (1957)
Deposit:: USGS PP 107, P.261 (1919) BY W. LINDGREN & G. LOUGHLIN
Commodities (Major) - Silver, Lead; (Minor) - Gold, Copper, Iron; (Trace) - Barium-Barite
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Bluebird Dolomite, Teutonic Limestone
Structure: Fault Zone
Host Rock: Dolomite


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Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary - Miocene
0 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185380
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Oligocene - Late Eocene
23.03 - 37.8 Ma



ID: 2953348
Laguna Springs Latite, Tintic Mountain Group, Packard Quartz Latite, and Apex Conglomerate

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 37.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Laguna Springs Latite; Tintic Mountain Group; Packard Quartz Latite; Apex Conglomerate

Description: Laguna Springs Latite, Tintic Mountain Group (latite, porphyry & tuff), Packard Quartz Latite, and Apex Conglomerate.

Lithology: Major:{latite,quartz latite}, Minor:{conglomerate}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Late Cambrian
485.4 - 501 Ma



ID: 3341394
Ajax Dolomite and Opex Formation, undivided

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 501 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Ajax Dolomite; Opex Formation

Description: Medium- to dark-gray, partly mottled, medium-bedded cherty dolomite, creamy-white, medium and
coarse-grained massive dolomite, medium- to dark-gray, massive-bedded cherty dolomite, and light-gray, thin-bedded limestone, shale, sandstone and dolomite. Present in northeast corner of map, in the lower plate of the Tintic Valley thrust, where it is 225-310 m thick

Reference: Pampeyan, E.H. Geologic map of the Lynndyl 30′ x 60′ quadrangle, west-central Utah (digitized 2005). Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1830. [193]

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