Ironsides Shafts

The Ironsides Shafts is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,780 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: Ironsides Shafts  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,780 Feet (1,457 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.00694, -113.20778

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Satelite image of the Ironsides Shafts

Ironsides Shafts MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ironsides Shafts


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


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

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Lead
Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES NOT AVAILABLE

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF 2 SHAFTS, 2 ADITS, NARROW TRENCHES AND SMALL PITS.


References

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H., AND CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB AND TOOELE COUNTIES, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 415, 188 P.

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

Reference (Deposit): 1972 GEOMAP STAATZ, M.N

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