Rube Gold Mine

The Rube Gold Mine is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,977 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: Rube Gold Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,977 Feet (1,517 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.1819, -113.80970

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Rube Gold Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Rube Gold Mine


Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Arsenic


State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Gold Hill District

Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.


Type: Patented


Type: Underground


Owner Name: Ramey, C. A.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1976


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Boulangerite
Unknown: Cerussite
Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Chlorite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Gold
Unknown: Molybdenite
Unknown: Muscovite
Unknown: Plumbojarosite
Unknown: Pyrrhotite
Unknown: Scapolite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Wulfenite
Unknown: Zoisite
Unknown: Calcite
Unknown: Anglesite


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Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 177 BY T. B. NOLAN DATED 1935