White Elephant Group Mines

The White Elephant Group Mines is a silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,161 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: White Elephant Group Mines  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,161 Feet (1,573 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 40.92472, -113.80833

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Satelite image of the White Elephant Group Mines

White Elephant Group Mines MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: White Elephant Group Mines


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Silver Springs


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: 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: Great Salt Lake Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR - IRREGULAR


Structure

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


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES NOT KNOWN


References

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

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

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