Ben Harrison Mine

The Ben Harrison Mine is a lead, silver, gold, and copper 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: Ben Harrison Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

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

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Gold, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.465, -112.32917

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Ben Harrison Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ben Harrison Mine
Secondary: New Stockton


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Rush Valley 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
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: Oquirrh Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Between Ophir Anticline And Pole Canyon Syncline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Eocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 22% PB, 13 OZ. AG/TON, 1.30 DOLLAR/TON AU, LITTLE COPPER


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Jarosite
Gangue: Gypsum
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1977

Comment (Production): PRODUCED APPROXIMATELY 500,000 DOLLARS IN ORE FROM 1907-1927

Comment (Development): OWNED IN 1927 BY COMBINED METALS REDUCTION CO.

Comment (Deposit): DEPOSITS LOCALIZED ALONG CONTACTS OF N, N 20E AND N 50 E FISSURES WITH BEN HARRISON AND BLACK BEAR LIMESTONE HORIZONS OF THE OQUIRRH FM.

Comment (Workings): IN 1927: OPENED BY 1000 FT SHAFT WITH LEVELS TURNED AT 200, 500, 700, 850 AND 1000 FT, DRIFTS ON ALL LEVELS AND LONG CROSSCUTS ON 500 AND 700


References

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., ET. AL., 1920, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 111, P. 368 B.

Reference (Production): GILLULY, J., 1932, P. 157.

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 157-159.