Maria Mine

  

Mine Info

State: Utah

County: Beaver

Elevation: 5,400 feet (1,646 meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 38.45306, -113.06861



Maria Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Maria Mine"
Secondary: "OK Mine"
Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Molybdenum
State: Utah
County: Beaver
District: Rocky District
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: Private
Administrative Organization:
Type: Surface


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Essex International
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: -

Year: 1974
Time Period: Total 1971-74
Mined:
Material type:
Description:
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Skarn Cu
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method:
Milling Method:
Year First Production: 1960
Year Last Production:
Discovery Year: 1959
Discovery Method: Geophysical Anomaly
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y
Deposit Size: M


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

Name:
Form:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks

Type: R
Structure:
Description: Basin And Range Structures
Type: L
Structure:
Description: Local Normal Faults
Alteration Type: L
Alteration:
Alteration Text: Skarn Zone
Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Description:
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Late Permian
Age Old:
Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Description:
Age Type: Host Rock
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Late Permian
Age Old:
Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Description:
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Old:


Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Bornite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Molybdenite
Gangue: Magnetite
Gangue: Garnet
Gangue: Diopside
Gangue: Muscovite


Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment PIT HAS BEEN EXCAVATED DOWN PLUNGE OF THE WEST SIDE OF AN ASSYMETRIC ANTICLINE. MINERALIZATION IS ALONG CONTACT OF DIORITE WITH WORKED FROM 1971-1974.
Comment Type:
Development
Comment DISCOVERED BY MAGNETIC ANOMOLY.
Comment Type:
Location
Comment SECTION SUBDIVISIONS NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4 SECTION 22.
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment DEPTH OF PIT 200 FT
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment MINE WORKED FROM 1960-1973
Comment Type:
Identification
Comment *******SEE OK Mine: Deposit ID 10101379 for detailed info


References

Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: EVERTS, M L, 1979, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY
URL:
Reference Category:
Development
Pages:
Reference: MDA-Western States Engineering, 1998 OK Mine Profect Feasibility Study, Vol. 1 Nevada Star Resource Corp. private report, Dec. 1998
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: WHELAN, J A, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE ROCKY RANGE: UGMS; IN PRESS
URL:

Did You Know.......

A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
-Mark Twain

About The MRDS Mines Database

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

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