New State Mine

The New State Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 5,479 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: New State Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 5,479 Feet (1,670 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.58444, -111.78833

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New State Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: New State Mine
Secondary: Wasatch Utah
Secondary: Golden Porphyry Drain Tunnel
Secondary: Jefferson Extension


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Little Willow Area


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Wasatch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR, IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Wasatch Fault Zone


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: RECENT CHIP SAMPLE (IN PPM): AU-.02, CU-85, MO-1, PB-25, ZN-55, W-2, CO-14, NI-18
Analytical Data: OTHER RECENT QUARTZ VEIN ASSAY (IN PPM.): AG-2.2, AU-.77, CU-750, MO-1, PB-45, ZN-45, W-2, CO-20, NI-30
Analytical Data: RECENT QUARTZ VEIN ASSAY (IN PPM.): AG - 2.5, AU-.21, CU-230, MO-1, PB-60, ZN-160, W-2
Analytical Data: 10-12 INCH SAMPLES AVERAGED 250 TO 350 DOLLARS/TON AU
Analytical Data: OTHER RECENT CHIP SAMPLE (IN PPM.): AG-12, AU-.05, CU-30. MO-1, PB-40, ZN-30. FOR OTHER ASSAYS REFER TO JAMES, L.P., 1979, P. 43-46, TABLE 5.
Analytical Data: IN 1900 SIX INCH THICK VEIN ASSAYED 4,516 DOLLARS/TON AU, 46 OZ/TON AG, 4% CU


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATION IS TO MAIN TUNNEL ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1977

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION OF 160,000 DOLLARS WORTH OF ORE BY 1932

Comment (Development): WEST MOST WORKING IS THE GOLDEN PROPHYRY DRAIN TUNNEL

Comment (Workings): 1 ADIT 1500 FT. LONG, 1 SHAFT 320 FT. DEEP, RAISES AND WINZES, SEVERAL SMALL ADITS AND PROSPECTS


References

Reference (Deposit): JAMES, L.P., 1979, GEOLOGY, ORE DEPOSITS AND HISTORY OF THE BIG COTTONWOOD DISTRICT, UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY, BULLETIN 114, P. 43-46.

Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D., JR., 1965, GEOLOGY OF THE DRAPER QUADRANGLE, UTAH: USGS MAP GQ-377.

Reference (Production): JAMES, L.P., 1979, P. 43-46.