Dalton and Lark

The Dalton and Lark is a lead and silver mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 6,401 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Dalton and Lark  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

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

Site Name

Primary: Dalton and Lark


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Gold
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR BODIES CONCORDANT WITH SEDIMENTARY HOST


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Eocene

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 19 % PB, 24 OZ/TON AG, 0.075 OZ/TON AU


Materials

Ore: Silver
Ore: Gold


Comments

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


References

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