Salvation-Hercules Mine

The Salvation-Hercules Mine is a lead, silver, copper, and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,699 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: Salvation-Hercules Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,699 Feet (2,042 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Copper, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.46694, -112.32500

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Salvation-Hercules Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Salvation-Hercules Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold


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
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 The Ophir Anticline And The Pole Canyon Syncline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 16% PB, 20 OZ./TON AG, 30 CENTS/TON GOLD, TRACE COPPER


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Cerargyrite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Jarosite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): ORE BODIES OCCUR AS BRECCIA FILLING AND REPLACEMENT DEPOSITS IN THE WALLS OF THE KATHARINE FISSURE

Comment (Workings): MINE DEVELOPED BY 1200 FT ADIT WITH A FEW WINZES AND RAISES AS OF 1932

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


References

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 163-164