Silver Queen Property

The Silver Queen Property is a silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,801 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: Silver Queen Property  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,801 Feet (1,768 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 39.91694, -113.81139

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Silver Queen Property MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver Queen Property


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Willow Springs District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Eugene Timms
Home Office: Callao, Ut


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1963
Discovery Year: 1963
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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENTICULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin & Range

Type: L
Description: Tilted Fault Block That Dips 20-45 Deg. W. And Faults That Trend N-Nw & W-Nw & Thrust Plate


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Limonite & Jarosite Stains


Rocks

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: DUMP, TR AU, 2.0 AG.
Analytical Data: 1970 ASSAY: 1 FT. CHANNEL N. ADIT 0.06 OZ AU, 12.6 OZ AG, 1.10% CU, N. ADIT, TR AU, 22 OZ AG, 0.80% CU


Materials

Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Specularite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcocite
Gangue: Jarosite
Gangue: Goethite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Kaolinite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES NOT KNOWN

Comment (Deposit): 1980 ASSESSMENT WORK DONE.

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF A 34 FT ADIT, 50 FT INCLINE, 3 PROSPECT SHAFTS (15 FT, 10 FT, & 17 FT. DEEP) & SEVERAL PROSPECT PITS


References

Reference (Deposit): BICK, R.F., 1966, GEOL. OF THE DEEP CREEK MTNS., UT: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY BULL. 77, 120 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1920 RECON BUTLER, B.S., USGS PP 111

Reference (Deposit): 1966 GEOLMAP UT. GEOL. & M. SURVEY BULL. 77

Reference (Deposit): 1977 RECON UT. GEOL. & M. SURVEY RI # 117

Reference (Deposit): REPORT ON THE DEEP CREEK WILDERNESS WITHDRAWAL AREA AS (WSA) BY BLM, 1979

Reference (Deposit): 1979 GEOCHEM DOE GJBX-8(80) LAWRENCE LIVERMORE LAB.

Reference (Production): THOMPSON, 1970, 1973, UT. GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY BULL. 99, P. 38

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: UT. GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY BULL. 99, P. 38

Reference (Deposit): THOMPSON, K.C. 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CREEK MTNS, TOOELE-JUAB COUNTIES, UT: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY BULL. 99

Reference (Deposit): BICK, R.F., 1958, STRATIGRAPHY OF DEEP CREEK MTNS, UT: AAPG BULL. V. 43, P. 1064-1069

Reference (Deposit): BICK, R.F., 1959, GEOLOGY OF THE DEEP CREEK QUAD, WESTERN, UT: NEW HAVEN, CONN., UNIV., UNPUBL. PH.D. DISSERTATION.