The O.K. Mine is a silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,001 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver
Lat, Long: 39.97778, -112.72500
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O.K. Mine MRDS details
Primary: O.K. Mine
District: Erickson District District
Owner Name: Tribune-Mearns Corp.
Owner Name: H. B. Huber
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Basin And Range
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification
Comment (Production): H.B. HUBER WAS PAID TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GROSS RECEIPTS FOR ORE SHIPPED FROM THE O.K. MINE IN 1949, OTHER PRODUCTION IS UNKNOWN.
Comment (Deposit): LOUGHLIN (1920, P. 455) STATED THAT THE BEST VALUES WERE IN THE BASAL PART OF THE ORE HORIZON.
Comment (Workings): PRINCIPAL WORKINGS ARE TWO INCLINES DOWN THE DIP OF THE BEDDING. THE LOWER INCLINE ADIT IS CAVED AND OVERGROWN; THE UPPER ADIT TRENDS N 70 E ALONG A VERTICALLY DIPPING FISSURE FILLED WITH COARSESLY CRYSTALLINE CALCITE. THE ADIT IS INCLINE 37 DEGREES FOR 20 FT.
Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1982, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY.
Reference (Deposit): LOUGHLIN, G.F., 1920, IN BUTLER, B.S., ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: U.S GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 111, P. 455.
Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M.,3, 1982, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS
Reference (Deposit): THOMAS, G.H., 1958, THE GEOLOGY OF INDIAN SPRINGS QUADRANGLE, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UNPUB. BYU THESIS, PROVO, UTAH.
Reference (Production): THOMAS, G.H., 1958, P. 29