Yellow Cougar Prospect, Gold Mountain District, Sevier Co., Utah, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||38° 30' 29'' North , 112° 17' 15'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||38.50806,-112.28750|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
REF:Deposit:: PERRY, L. I., 1978 , UTAH GEOL. AND MINERALOG. SURVEY ON-SITE INVESTIGATION
Production:: PERRY, L. I., 1978 , UTAH GEOL. AND MINERALOG. SURVEY ON-SITE INVESTIGATION.Deposit:: UGMS ECON FILES CRIB 41 SEVIER
Deposit:: CLIFTON ANNOUNCES 41 PERCENT INCREASE IN ESTIMATED RESOURCE
Deposit:: VALUE FOLLOWING ANALYSIS ON YELLOW COUGAR SHEAR VEIN.
Deposit:: POINT CAST PR NEWSWIRE, 4-29-97.
Commodities (Major) - Gold; (Minor) - Silver, Gold
Deposit Type: Vein
Development Status: Prospect
Host Rock: Latite
Tectonic Structure: Cordilleran Hingeline
6 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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2.588 - 66 Ma
|Bullion Canyon Volcanics|
Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)
Description: Widely distributed, heterogeneous, varicolored, volcanic mudflow breccia, lava flows, flow breccia, ash-flow tuff, and fluvial volcanic conglomerate and sandstone; flows are mostly crystal-rich dacite with some fine-grained, crystal- poor, black andesite, as well as rhyodacite and quartz latite lava flows; age at least 30 to 22 Ma; maximum thickness at least 5,000 feet (1,500 m) in Sevier County.
Reference: Hintze, L.F, F.D. Davis, P.D. Rowley, C.G. Cunningham, T.A. Steven, G.C. Willis. Geologic map of the Richfield 30′ x 60′ quadrangle, southeast Millard County and parts of Beaver, Piute, and Sevier Counties, Utah. Utah Geological Survey Map 195. 
|Middle Miocene - Chattian|
11.62 - 28.1 Ma
|Miocene volcanic rocks, undivided|
Age: Cenozoic (11.62 - 28.1 Ma)
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.