Richmond and Teresa Mine

The Richmond and Teresa Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 9,751 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: Richmond and Teresa Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 9,751 Feet (2,972 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.60111, -111.61944

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Richmond and Teresa Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Richmond and Teresa Mine
Secondary: Davenport


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Big Cottonwood District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR, PIPE-LIKE


Structure

Type: L
Description: Grizzly Thrust Zone


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1873 : 60 - 70 OZ AG, 12 - 18 % PB


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Commodity): ORE DERIVED FROM DECOMPOSITION OF ARGENTIFEROUS ANTIMONIAL GALENA. IT IS VERY FERRUGINOUS.

Comment (Location): PROPERTY IS 1800 X 100 FT.

Comment (Production): $600,000 TO 1880 . NO PRODUCTION AFTER 1880

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF A 250 FT ADIT, AND TWO INCLINE SHAFTS.


References

Reference (Deposit): CALKINS,F.C. & BUTLER,B.S., 1943, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE COTTONWOOD-AMERICAN FORK AREA: USGS PROF. PAPER 201, P. 130.

Reference (Deposit): JAMES,L.P., 1979, GEOLOGY, ORE DEPOSITS, AND HISTORY OF THE BIG COTTONWOOD MINING DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., BULL. 114, P. 79.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 02-21-1958