Glenwood Mine

The Glenwood Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 6,260 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: Glenwood Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 6,260 Feet (1,908 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.58361, -111.77861

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Glenwood Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Glenwood Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Little Willow Area


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Pelican Mines Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Wasatch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Wasatch Fault Zone


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Gneiss
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Gneiss
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 13 PPM N:
Analytical Data: 7 PPM CO
Analytical Data: 15 PPM ZN
Analytical Data: 25 PPM PB
Analytical Data: LT. 1 PPM MO
Analytical Data: 25 PPM CU
Analytical Data: .03 PPM AU
Analytical Data: DUMP SAMPLE ASSAYED .7 PPM AG


Materials

Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Biotite
Gangue: Chlorite


Comments

Comment (Geology): TUNNEL FOLLOWS SHEARS AND QUARTZ VEINS

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1977

Comment (Workings): 3 SMALL CAVED ADITS, 1 MAIN ADIT 700 FT. IN LENGHT.


References

Reference (Deposit): JAMES, L.P., 1979, GEOLOGY, ORE DEPOSITS AND HISTORY OF THE BIG COTTONWOOD DISTRICT, UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY BULLETIN 114, PP. 46-47, FIG. 12, TABLE 5.

Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D., JR., 1965, GEOLOGY OF THE DRAPER QUADRANGLE, UTAH: USGS MAP GQ-377.