Woodlawn Mine

The Woodlawn Mine is a lead, silver, copper, zinc, and gold mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 9,249 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: Woodlawn Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 9,249 Feet (2,819 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Copper, Zinc, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.60722, -111.60917

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Woodlawn Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Woodlawn Mine
Secondary: Clarke Tunnel
Secondary: New Sensation Tunnel
Secondary: Manahansett Tunnel
Secondary: Gardner Tunnel


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Gold


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: 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

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fissure (N 70 E, 60 N), Grizzly Overthrust.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Diorite Is Highly Metamorphosed


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Location): ACC. NE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SECT. 33. LOCATION IS OF THE GARDNER TUNNEL. MINE WAS CONSOLIDATED IN 1928 WITH THE BIG COTTONWOOD COALITION TO FORM THE KENTUCKY UTAH CO.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: SEVERAL SMALLER DIKES OF ALASKITE PORPHYRY AND GRANODIORITE CUTS ACROSS THE BEDDING.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS MINERAL RESOURCE YEARBOOK 1916-23

Reference (Deposit): HEYL,A.V., 1963, OXIDIZED ZINC DEPOSITS OF THE U.S.: USGS BULL. 1135-B, P. 46.

Reference (Production): JAMES, 1979, P. 77

Reference (Deposit): CALKINS,F.C. & BUTLER,B.S., 1943, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE COTTONWOOD-AMERICAN FORK AREA: USGS PROF. PAPER 201, P. 114.

Reference (Deposit): JAMES,L.P., 1979, GEOLOGY, ORE DEPOSITS, AND HISTORY OF THE BIG COTTONWOOD MINING DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., BULL. 114, P. 75.