Jumbo Mines

The Jumbo Mines is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,000 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: Jumbo Mines  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.00194, -113.18750

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Jumbo Mines MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Jumbo Mines


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: M


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitization And Silicification


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES NOT KNOWN

Comment (Deposit): MINERALIZATION CONTROLLED BY FRACTURES

Comment (Workings): 2 ADITS, ONE 14 FT. LONG, A SECOND 30 FT. LONG; SEVERAL SMALL PITS AND SHAFT.


References

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H., AND CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB AND TOOELE CO. S, U.S.G.S. P.P. 415

Reference (Production): MOHAMMAD, H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UT. GEOL. AND MIN. SURV.

Reference (Deposit): MOHAMMAD, H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL AND MIN. SURVEY.