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Tecoma Mine (Old Tecoma Mine), Tecoma Hill, Lucin District, Pilot Range, Box Elder Co., Utah, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 14' 53'' North , 114° 2' 23'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.2480555556, -114.039722222


A former Pb-Ag-Zn-Fe-Cu-Mo mine located in the SE¼SE¼ sec. 8 and in the SW¼SW¼ sec. 9, T6N, R19W, SLM, on private (patented) land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters.

Mineralization is hosted in rocks of the Goilmette Formation (limestone, dolomite).

Local Geological Structures: NE-trending fault zone.

Related tectonic structures: Miogeosyncline.

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

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References

Ryan, G.H. (1914), Geology and Ore Deposits in Lucin Mining District: Salt Lake Min. Rev. 16 (April 30).

Butler, B.S. (1920), Ore Deposits of Utah, USGS Professional Paper 111.

Rocks & Minerals (1949): 24: 363.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 1085.

Southern Pacific Railroad (1964): 82.

Bullock, K.C. (1970), (updated 1976), Iron Deposits of Utah, Utah Geological and M. Survey, Bulletin 88: 16-17.

Rocks & Minerals (1990): 65: 18.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10087178 & 10129836.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0490030410.

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