Belcher Hill

The Belcher Hill is a copper and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,299 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: Belcher Hill  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,299 Feet (1,615 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Lead

Lat, Long: 39.97333, -113.19833

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Satelite image of the Belcher Hill

Belcher Hill MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Belcher Hill


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


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

Type: L
Description: Faults, Fractures


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Limonite, Hematite


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: Malachite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): UPPER LEVEL-TWO SHAFTS, 25 FEET APART, CONNECTED BY A CROSSCUT FOLLOWING VEIN. LOWER LEVEL DRIVEN IN BARREN QUARTZITE


References

Reference (Production): EADS, J.P., 1981, UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY: ON SITE INVEST.

Reference (Deposit): 1969 GEOLMAP STAATZ AND CARR, 1964, USGS PP 41

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H., CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOL. & MIN. DEP. OF THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB CO., UT: USGS PP 415