Unknown Quarry

The Unknown Quarry is a silver and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,040 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: Unknown Quarry  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,040 Feet (1,841 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.20222, -112.58917

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Unknown Quarry MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown Quarry


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Davis Knolls Area


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Not available


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: M


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Uinta Extension


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENTICULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Shear Zones


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitic, Hematitic, Limonitic & Silicic


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION DATA UNKNOWN

Comment (Deposit): HOSTROCK IS TRAVERSED BY CALCITE AND SILICA VEINS; HIGHLY FRACTURED, BRECCIATED AND ALTERED LIMESTONE WALLROCKS.

Comment (Workings): ALSO CONSITE OF A PIT OF 100' X 50' AND A TRENCH OF 50' X 6'


References

Reference (Deposit): STOKES, W.L., 1963, GEOLOGICAL MAP OF NORTHWESTERN UTAH: COLLEGE OF MINES AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

Reference (Deposit): BISHOP, C.E., 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY