Kim W Mine

The Kim W Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,279 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: Kim W Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,279 Feet (1,609 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.985, -113.16111

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Kim W Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Kim W Mine
Secondary: K-W Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Mica Mines

Owner Name: Milo Kilian


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1980
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: Buckhorn Thrust Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Gangue: Barite
Gangue: Fluorite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THE PROPERTY IS CURRENTLY BEING DEVELOPED. WORK HAS CONSISTED OF STRIPPING THE HILLSIDE TO EXPOSE STRUCTURE AND MINERALIZATION. A PERMIT FOR MINING HAS BEEN APPLIED FOR FROM THE OFFICE OF OIL, GAS AND MINING. ; INFO.SRC : 3 FIELD OBSERV

Comment (Workings): WORK CONSISTS OF STRIPPING HILLSIDE TO EXPOSE STRUCTURES AND MINERALIZATION

Comment (Deposit): MINERALIZATION OCCURS IN FRACTURES IN LIMESTONES


References

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

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H. AND CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOL. AND MIN. DEP. OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, TOOELE AND JUAB CO.S, UT; U.S.G.S. PROF. PAP. 415

Reference (Production): EADS, JAMES P., 1981, U.G.M.S., ON SITE INVESTIGATION