Black Maria #2

The Black Maria #2 is a fluorine-fluorite, lead, and copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,141 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: Black Maria #2  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,141 Feet (1,567 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Fluorine-Fluorite, Lead, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.00278, -113.20417

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Black Maria #2 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Maria #2


Commodity

Primary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Primary: Lead
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: J. F. Cannon
Home Office: Salt Lake City, Ut.


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: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Fluorite
Ore: Malachite


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES NOT KNOWN.

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF AN ADIT APPROXIMATELY 40 FT. LONG; AND SMALL SURFACE PITS.


References

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

Reference (Production): MOHAMMAD, H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: U.G.M.S.

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

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H., AND CAAR, 1964, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB AND TOOELE COUNTIES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 415, 188 P.