Stewart Mine

The Stewart Mine is a gold mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,201 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: Stewart Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 7,201 Feet (2,195 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.51389, -112.16333

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Stewart Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Stewart Mine
Secondary: Boston Consolidated Group


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Cherty Ls (Dip 53 Nw)


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1885 : ASSAY OF $50 - 100 IN GOLD


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Development): PROPERTY CONSISTS OF 10 UNPATENTED CLAIMS

Comment (Workings): OVER 3,840 FT OF WORKINGS.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: THE ORE IS A VERY POROUS QUARTZITE WITH BODIES OF FINE QUARTZ CRYSTALS BETWEEN QUARTZITE WALLS.

Comment (Location): LOCATION IS TO REPRESENTATIVE POINT

Comment (Deposit): PROPERTY CONSISTS OF 10 UNPATENTED CLAIMS (GOLD BOND 1-10). TWO TYPES OF MINERALIZATION: AU BEARING QTZ. VEINS CUTTING SCHIST; AU-AG BEARING LIMONITE REPLACEMENTS OF LS

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF 6 ADITS, 1 INCLINE & SEVERAL PITS. THE INCLINE IS 180 FT. AT 20 DEG. ONE ADIT IS 1,185 FT W/RAISE AT FACE. THE N. ADIT IS 50 FT. GRANITE CANYON ADIT IS 200 FT.THERE ARE ALSO ADITS THAT ARE 50, 25, & 120 FT. LONG & A 25 FT SHAFT.

Comment (Geology): TWO TYPES OF MINERALIZATION 1. GOLD - BEARING QUARTZ VEIN CUTTING SCHIST, 2. GOLD - SILVER - BEARING LIMONITE REPLACEMENT OF LIMESTONE. IRON - STAIN PEGMATITE DIKES OCCUR IN QUARTZITE AND SCHIST NEAR THE GRANITE.

Comment (Location): INCLUDES THE ARMSTRONG, CAMPBELL, EDISON, PEABODY, AND PITT TUNNELS.


References

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J. M., 1905 , ECON. GEOL OF THE BINGHAM MINING DISTRICT: USGS PP 38 , P. 281

Reference (Deposit): HUNTLEY, D. B., 1885 , TENTH CENSUS, U.S., VOL 13 , P. 417