The Morgan is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,130 feet.
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Elevation: 8,130 Feet (2,478 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 39.93667, -112.42306
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Morgan MRDS details
District: Blue Bell District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Surrounding Strata (Nw, 40 Ne)
Comment (Production): TOTAL PRODUCTION IS FROM THE ENTIRE BLUE BELLS DISTRICT
Comment (Workings): ONE INCLINE SHAFT, TWO ADITS
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: A PORPHYRY DIKE IS EXPOSED NE OF THE SHAFT, 200 FT WIDE, TRENDING NW.
Comment (Commodity): CERUSSITE VARIES FROM DARK GREY TO WHITE.
Reference (Deposit): BUTLER,B.S. AND OTHERS, 1920, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 111, P. 431.
Reference (Deposit): COHENOUR,R.E., 1959, SHEEPROCK MTNS.: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., BULL. 63, P. 116.
Reference (Deposit): HEYL,A.V., 1963, OXIDIZED ZINC DEPOSITS OF THE U.S.: USGS BULL. 1135-B, P. 53.
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 03-21-1958
Reference (Production): BUTLER, 1920 , P. 430