Ophir Hill Mine

The Ophir Hill Mine is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,801 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: Ophir Hill Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,801 Feet (2,073 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.3711, -112.25810

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Satelite image of the Ophir Hill Mine

Ophir Hill Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ophir Hill Mine


Tertiary: Manganese


State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District

Land Status

Land ownership: Federal
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: Unknown


Type: Surface


Owner Name: Ophir Hill Consolidated Mining
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1974

Owner Name: J. Floyd Cannon
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1975

Owner Name: George Willis Smith
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1975


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1917
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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: Fluorite
Unknown: Galena


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