Blue Lead Claim

The Blue Lead Claim is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,620 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: Blue Lead Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,620 Feet (1,713 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.19778, -113.83583

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Satelite image of the Blue Lead Claim

Blue Lead Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blue Lead Claim


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: W. C. Dennison


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Replacement
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: Dutch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATED 600 FT N 40 W OF BM 5666

Comment (Deposit): GALENA OCCURS AS VERY MINUTE, SPARSE GRAINS ALONG FRACTURES IN THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE FACE IN THE ADIT. THE SECOND PIT SOUTHWEST OF THE OPEN CUT IS ON A 10 IN. WIDE, N15E, 65NW IRON OXIDE-CEMENTED BRECCIA ZONE.

Comment (Workings): 23 FT ADIT WITH A PRECEDING 33 FT OPEN CUT AND ASSOC. SMALL PITS; 4 SMALL PITS NORTHWEST OF THE ADIT ON A N12W, 55 NW, 2 FT WIDE BRECCIATED, MARBLEIZED ZONE, AND 2 SMALL PITS 100 AND 140 FT SOUTHWEST OF THE OPEN CUT. THE SECOND PIT IS 10 FT LONG A ND 5 FT DEEP.


References

Reference (Production): MESSENGER, H. M. III, 1980, ON-SITE-INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): 1980 MINEMAP UGMS, OPEN FILE

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H. M. III, 1980, ON-SITE-INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN T. B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S.G.S. PROFESSIONAL PAPER NO. 177

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T. B., PROF. PAPER 177, P1.2