Unknown Mine

The Unknown Mine is a silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,200 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: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 40.87806, -113.83528

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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: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


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: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Great Salt Lake Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: West Limb Of The Campbell Peak Anticline


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Hematitization


Rocks

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES NOT KNOWN

Comment (Deposit): VEIN 2 N 25 E NEARLY VERTICAL

Comment (Workings): AT LEAST 6 ADITS; UPPER PART OF PRINCIPAL FISSURE STOPED FOR A DISTANCE OF AT LEAST 500 FT. AND A DEPTH OF ABOUT 100 FT. THE 6 ADITS TOTAL 1100 FT. LENGTH.


References

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

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

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