Indian Chief

The Indian Chief is a lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,726 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: Indian Chief  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,726 Feet (2,050 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 39.9878, -112.72750

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Indian Chief MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Indian Chief


Primary: Lead


State: Utah
County: Tooele

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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


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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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Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 111 P 455-456

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 1135-B

Reference (Deposit): CONSV COMP DATE 03-21-1958