Ohio Copper Co.

The Ohio Copper Co. is a lead, copper, and zinc mine located in Salt Lake 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: Ohio Copper Co.  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Copper, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.52977, -112.12911

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Ohio Copper Co. MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ohio Copper Co.
Secondary: Columbia
Secondary: Erie


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Copper
Primary: Zinc


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: Shattered Quartzite


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AVERAGE VALUE IN 1909 : 1.606 % CU, 0.005 OZ AU, 0.05 OZ AG.


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Chalcocite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): WORMSER, F.E., 1924 , PROGRESS IN LEACHING THE OHIO COPPER MINE: ENG AND MIN. JOUR PRESS VOL. 118 , NO. 4 , P. 124 - 127 .

Reference (Deposit): WORMSER, F.E., 1923 , LEACHING A COPPER MINE: ENG. AND MIN. JOUR. PRESS, V. 116 , NO. 16 , P. 665 - 670

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. RES. 1918 - 1950

Reference (Deposit): MAC FARLANE, J., 1909 , THE OHIO COPPER CO., BINGHAM, UTAH: MIN. WORLD, V. 30 , P. 345 - 348