Brooklyn

The Brooklyn is a lead, silver, and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,999 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: Brooklyn  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,999 Feet (2,743 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.39472, -112.27250

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Brooklyn MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Brooklyn


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Ophir District (Dry Canyon)


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: PODS AND MASSES


Structure

Type: L
Description: Beds (N 35 W, 20 - 25 Ne), Many Fissures And Fault Cut The Limestone. Mine Is On The East Flank Of The Ophir Anticline.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: All Oxidized


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AVE: 11 % PB, 4 % CU, 6 OZ/TON AG, $1.3/TON AU


Materials

Ore: Silver


Comments

Comment (Production): PROD. 1916, 1920, IN 1925-$40,000; AVG. TENOR OF ORE SINCE 1910 11% PB, 4% CU, 6 OZ. AG, AND ABOUT $1.30 IN AU TO TON

Comment (Workings): MORE THAN 1,000 FT OF WORKINGS

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: THE ORE OCCURS IN A HORIZON OF HARD, FINE GRAINED LIMESTONE.

Comment (Deposit): TWO PRODUCTIVE BEDS


References

Reference (Deposit): MITCHELL, H.G., 1925, MS THESIS STANFORD UNIV.

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY,J., 1932, GEOLOGY & ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADS: USGS PROF. PAPER 173, P. 151-152.

Reference (Deposit): USGS MIN. RES. 1916; 1920