Wanda Shafts

The Wanda Shafts is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,020 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: Wanda Shafts  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,020 Feet (1,530 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.00417, -113.19778

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Satelite image of the Wanda Shafts

Wanda Shafts MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Wanda Shafts
Secondary: Ocean Incline


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: U.S. Bureau Of Land Management


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: S


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

Not available


Rocks

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Lead


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES NOT KNOWN

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF TWO SHAFTS; ONE VERTICAL, 35 FT. DEEP; ONE INCLINED, 45 FT. DEEP; BOTH DEVELOPED ALONG FRACTURES; AN ADIT AND SEVERAL OPEN PITS AND TRENCHES


References

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

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: USGS PROF. PAPER 415, 188 P.

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

Reference (Production): MOHAMMAD, H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS