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Unnamed Au occurrence [1], Bailey Mountain, Antelope Springs District, Mineral Mts (Mineral Range), Beaver Co., Utah, USAi
Regional Level Types
Unnamed Au occurrence [1]Occurrence
Bailey MountainMountain
Antelope Springs DistrictMining District
Mineral Mts (Mineral Range)Mountain Range
Beaver Co.County
UtahState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 31' 24'' North , 112° 50' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Milford1,331 (2017)20.9km
Beaver3,007 (2017)32.1km
Minersville869 (2017)35.3km
Kanosh468 (2017)46.2km


A lode Au occurrence located in the NE¼SE¼NW¼ sec. 26, T26S, R9W, SLM, 6.5 km (4.1 miles) NNW of Bailey Mountain (coordinates of record), N of Salt Cove (10 miles SW of Antelope Spring), on Bureau of Land Management administered land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is .

Mineralization is a vein deposit hosted in Pliocene granite. The ore body is irregular in form at 1.52 meters thick, 15.24 meters wide and a depth-to-top of 0.61 meter. Controls for ore emplacement included fractures. Local rocks include Tertiary intrusive rocks in southwestern Utah.

Geologic structures include the Basin & Range province, western edge of the Marysvale Volcanic Pile, local faults & fractures. Tectonic structures include the Cordilleran Hingeline.

Workings include surface openings with an overall length of 15.24 meters and an overall width of 15.24 meters.

Production data are found in: Everts, M.L., 1979.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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Everts, M.L, (1979), On-site investigation, Unnamed Au occurrence [1], Beaver County, Utah Geologic & Mineral Survey.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10010717.

USGS MRDS Record:10010717
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