Unknown Mine

The Unknown Mine is a silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,440 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 Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,440 Feet (1,658 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 40.88639, -113.83917

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Satelite image of the Unknown Mine

Unknown Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Silver Island District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: U.S. Bureau Of Land Management


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: Silver Island Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: West Limb Of Campbell Peak Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene

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

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

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLE NO. 2-1.1 OZ. AG, .024 OZ. AU., .194% CU, .048% PB, .013% ZN
Analytical Data: TUNNEL A: SAMPLE NO. 1-.11 OZ. AG, LESS THAN .001 OZ. AU, .092% CU, .014% PB, .013% ZN


Materials

Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Workings): NINE WORKINGS ON SAME FISSURE SYSTEM 4 ADITS; 1 TUNNEL; 3 PROSPECT PITS; 1 SHAFT

Comment (Deposit): ADIT B ASSAY: 1.55 OZ. AG, .105 OZ. AU, .55% CU, .125% PB .049% ZN: ADIT C ASSAY 1.82 OZ. AG, .050 OZ. AU, .113% CU, .115% PB, .049% ZN ; INFO.SRC : 3 FIELD OBSERV

Comment (Production): AN UNKNOWN, BUT SMALL, AMOUNT OF CU ORE WAS PRODUCED IN 1980.

Comment (Deposit): NINE WORKINGS IN SAME AREA


References

Reference (Deposit): SCHAEFFER, F.E., 1960. GEOLOGY OF THE SILVER ISLAND MTS.: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK 15

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B.T., 1980. UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY: ON SITE INVESTIGATION.

Reference (Production): TRIPP, B., 1980. UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY: ON SITE INVESTIGATION.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): TRIPP, B., 1980. UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY: ON SITE INVESTIGATION