Lead Queen Prospect

The Lead Queen Prospect is a zinc and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,299 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: Lead Queen Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,299 Feet (1,920 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.62833, -112.57972

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Lead Queen Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lead Queen Prospect
Secondary: Lead Ore Mine
Secondary: Humdinger Group


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Free Coinage


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Oliver And Olive Peasnall


Production

Year: 1942
Time Period: To 1942
Description: Cp_Grade: ^35-40% Pb


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: Basin And Mountains, Stansbury Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Deseret Anticline

Type: L
Description: Broad Canyon Reverse Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AG, .07 OZ/TON
Analytical Data: AU, .003 OZ/TON
Analytical Data: ZN, .46 PERCENT
Analytical Data: PB, 1.84 PERCENT
Analytical Data: REMAINING ORE, SELECTED-CHIP SAMPLE: CU, .006 PERCENT


Materials

Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Cerussite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Location): AT THE HEAD OF A TRIBUTARY CANYON OF MINERS CANYON.

Comment (Production): TEST LOT OF PB-ZN ORE SHIPPED TO SMELTER IN 1943.

Comment (Workings): 2 ADITS AND ONE FILLED-IN SHAFT

Comment (Geology): SULPHIDE ORE IN IRREGULAR PODS AND LENSES.

Comment (Deposit): PORTAL TO THE PRINCIPAL ADIT, ON LEAD QUEEN NO. 3, WAS PADLOCKED AT THE TIME OF THE UGMS INVESTIGATION RECORD NOS. DC 12124, DC 12110. ; INFO.SRC : 3 FIELD OBSERV; 2 UNPUB REPT


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: PERRY, L.I., AND MCCARTHY, B, 1976, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: OPEN FILE REPORT 11 GMS

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1979, UNPATENTED MINING CLAIM FILES 136543-136546.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, ACCESS ROAD REPORT.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1943, MINERALS YEARBOOK, P. 481.

Reference (Deposit): 1976 RECON UGMS, LEAD-ZINC OPEN-FILE REPOR

Reference (Production): USBM MIN. YEARBOOK 1943, P. 481