Metal Queen Mine

The Metal Queen Mine is a lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,081 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: Metal Queen Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,081 Feet (2,463 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 40.51028, -112.59833

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Metal Queen Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Metal Queen Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Secondary: Silver
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Third Term


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1939
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: LENTICULAR AND TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Deseret Anticline

Type: L
Description: North-South And East-West Faults Of Small Net Slip


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

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): THE WORKINGS CONSIST OF FOUR ADITS: THE PRINCIPAL ADIT TOTALS 403 FT., INCLUDING DRIFTS AND CROSSCUTS; THE OTHER ADITS ARE 55 FT., 35 FT. AND 15 FT. LONG. THE 55 FT. LONG ADIT IS APPROX. 45 FT. WEST OF THE PRINCIPAL ADIT. THE SHORT ADITS ARE APPROX. 50 FT. ABOVE THE MAIN WORKINGS.

Comment (Location): (PROJ.) SEC. 35

Comment (Development): THE U.S. BUREAU OF MINES FIELD WORK (1980) WAS PART OF A MINERAL RESOURCES EVALUATION OF A RARE II AREA (04-757) IN THE STANSBURY. MTNS. SECTION (GRANTSVILLE DIV.) OF THE WASATCH NATIONAL FOREST.

Comment (Deposit): THE ONLY GALENA MINERALIZATION SEEN AT THE MINE WAS IN ONE SHALLOW ADIT ABOVE THE PRINCIPAL ADIT, AS DISSEMINATED GRAINS IN A BRECCIA ZONE.

Comment (Geology): NEAR THE UNCONFORMABLE GARDNER DOLOMITE-PINE CANYON LIMESTONE CONTACT.


References

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

Reference (Deposit): RIGBY, J.L., 1958, GEOLOGY OF THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS: GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO. 13, UTAH GEOL. SOCIETY, P. 127

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1940, MINERALS YEARBOOK, P. 454, 462.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES WAR MINERALS REPORT

Reference (Deposit): 1980 GEOLMAP UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): 1980 RECON U.S. BUREAU OF MINES-DENVER

Reference (Production): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1940, MINERALS YEARBOOK, P. 454, 462