The Ohio Copper Co. is a lead, copper, and zinc mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah.
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Primary Mineral: Lead, Copper, Zinc
Lat, Long: 40.52977, -112.12911
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Ohio Copper Co. MRDS details
Primary: Ohio Copper Co.
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Shattered Quartzite
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Eocene
Analytical Data: AVERAGE VALUE IN 1909 : 1.606 % CU, 0.005 OZ AU, 0.05 OZ AG.
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