The Dalton and Lark is a lead and silver mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 6,401 feet.
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Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.52278, -112.12222
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Dalton and Lark MRDS details
Primary: Dalton and Lark
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: TABULAR BODIES CONCORDANT WITH SEDIMENTARY HOST
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Eocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian
Analytical Data: 19 % PB, 24 OZ/TON AG, 0.075 OZ/TON AU
Comment (Commodity): LOW GRADE ORE TO THE 500 FT LEVEL, HIGH GRADE ORE BETWEEN 500 AND 640 FT LEVEL, BELOW 640 IS MORE LOW GRADE ORE.
Comment (Production): FROM 220,000 TONS ORE
Comment (Location): CONSOLIDATED WITH THE BINGHAM COPPER AND GOLD CO. IN 1901. MINE IS BEING EXCAVATED BY THE BINGHAM OPEN PIT MINE.
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: THE YOSEMITE-LARK ORE BODY IS A COMPLETELY MINERALIZED LIMESTONE BETWEEN TWO QUARTZITE WALLS.
Comment (Workings): SHAFTS AND DRIFTS
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 260, 1904, P. 239.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 38. P. 315
Reference (Deposit): USGS MIN. RES. 1916-1923
Reference (Deposit): 3A) USBM MIN. RES. 1924-1927
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 05-12-1965