Silver King

The Silver King is a silver and copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah.

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: Silver King  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele


Primary Mineral: Silver, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.09361, -113.81250

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Silver King MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver King
Secondary: Mineral Hill


Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Gold


State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District

Land Status

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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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Mineral Deposit Model

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Type: L
Description: Oquirrh Fm Strike N 40 W, Dip 20 Ne. A Fault At The Bottom Of The Shaft Strikes N 60 W, Dip 30 Se, Throw 5 Ft.


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Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian

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

Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1923 - 0.035 OZ/TON AU, 18.1 OZ/TON AG, 2.77 % CU, 5.19 % PB.
Analytical Data: 1917 - 9.3 OZ/TON AG, 8.1 % CU
Analytical Data: 1912 - 6 OZ/TON AG, 18 % CU


Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Plumbojarosite


Comment (Location): ENCLOSING 200 ACRES

Comment (Production): PROD SML BEFORE 1912; PB-AG ORE IN 1922; PB-CU ORE IN 1923; 1926


Reference (Deposit): NOLAN,T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 163.

Reference (Deposit): USGS MIN. RES. 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. RES. 1926; 1928; 1946

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 02-18-1965