The Jumbo Mines is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,000 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc
Lat, Long: 40.00194, -113.18750
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Jumbo Mines MRDS details
Primary: Jumbo Mines
District: Dugway District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: M
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Dugway Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Basin And Range
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitization And Silicification
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian
Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES NOT KNOWN
Comment (Deposit): MINERALIZATION CONTROLLED BY FRACTURES
Comment (Workings): 2 ADITS, ONE 14 FT. LONG, A SECOND 30 FT. LONG; SEVERAL SMALL PITS AND SHAFT.
Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H., AND CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB AND TOOELE CO. S, U.S.G.S. P.P. 415
Reference (Production): MOHAMMAD, H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UT. GEOL. AND MIN. SURV.
Reference (Deposit): MOHAMMAD, H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL AND MIN. SURVEY.