The Niagara is a lead and silver mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,001 feet.
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Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.51139, -112.14667
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Niagara MRDS details
Secondary: U.S. Mining Co.
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: ELONGATED IRREGULAR LENSES
Description: Jordan Ls (E-W, 35 - 40 N)
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Ls Is Metamorphosed Almost Entirely To A Highly Siliceous Cherty Marble.
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian
Analytical Data: 1860'S : $3 - 6/TON AU
Comment (Location): INCLUDES: SPANISH NO. 1 , SPANISH , 1899 , MAYBERRY, AND FRANKLIN LEVELS. THE MINE IS DUG UP BY THE OPEN PIT.
Comment (Production): FROM 50,440 TONS ORE. ALSO PRODUCED DECREASING AMOUNTS FRM 1932 TO 1945
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: EITHER BARREN QUARTZITE OR MARBLE FORMS THE FOOTWALL AND BARREN MARBLE OR INTRUSIVE BODIES THE HANGING WALL.
Reference (Deposit): UTAH G & MS BULL. 82, 1969, P. 211.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 38 , P. 240
Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. RES. 1930-1945.
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 05-12-1965