Hidden Treasure Mine

The Hidden Treasure Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,140 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: Hidden Treasure Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,140 Feet (2,481 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.38833, -112.27111

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Hidden Treasure Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hidden Treasure Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Ophir District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: U. V. Industries
Home Office: 136 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, Ut. 84111


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: M


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: PIPE


Structure

Type: R
Description: Oquirrh Mtns

Type: L
Description: Close To Axis Of Ophir Anticline


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: IN THE EARLY DAYS, ORE ASSAYED 15-40 OZ. AG AND 20-50 PERCENT PB. AROUND 1932 LEAD CARBONATE ORE AVERAGED 21-22 PERCENT PB WITH 40 PERCENTMAX., AG AVERAGED 18-19 OZ./TON, ZN 4 TO 6 PERCENT AND IRON 22 PERCENT. THE ZINC CARBONATE ORES AVERAGED 40 PERCENT ZN WITH 44 PERCENT MAXIMUM, 1 PERCENT CU AND 2 OZ/TON AG. THE COPPER CARBONATE ORES ASSAYED 22 PERCENT CU. THE SULPHIDE ORES ASSAYED 30 PERCENT ZN, 14 PERCENT PB, 8-10 OZ./TON AG. UP TO 50 CENTS IN GOLD PER TON MAY OCCUR IN ANY OF THE ORES


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Gold
Ore: Cuprite
Ore: Smithsonite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Aurichalcite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Calamine
Ore: Hydrozincite
Ore: Argentite
Ore: Plumbojarosite
Gangue: Actinolite
Gangue: Tremolite
Gangue: Andradite
Gangue: Diopside
Gangue: Epidote
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Wollastonite
Gangue: Chlorite


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1977; 1:24000 QUADRANGLE MAP IS A 1980 EDITION

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION OF HIDDEN TREASURE, CHICAGO, CLIFF AND SACRAMENTO OVER 3,000,000 DOLLARS

Comment (Deposit): ORE DEPOSITS ALONG HIDDEN TREASURE EAST AND WEST SIDE SHOOTS WHICH START BELOW BASAL SHALE OF DESERET LIMESTONE AND DIVERGE NORTHWARD UNTIL THEY ARE 300 FT. APART

Comment (Workings): EXTENSIVE WORKINGS

Comment (Deposit): HIDDEN TREASURE, CHICAGO, SACRAMENTO AND CLIFF MINES WERE CONSOLIDATED INTO ONE UNIT BY 1918. PRINCIPAL CLAIMS ARE HIDDEN TREASURE AMENDED, COLUMBIA, CHICAGO NO. 2, SACRAMENTO, RED PINE, ANNA, SUMMIT AND HERCULES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): MITCHELL, H.G., 1925, A GEOLOGICAL REPORT ON THE DRY CANYON DIVISION OF THE OPHIR MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: THESIS STANFORD UNIVERSITY.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., ET. AL., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 111, P. 378-379

Reference (Deposit): HEYL, A.V., 1963, OXIDIZED ZINC DEPOSITS OF THE UNITED STATES-PART 2, UTAH: USGS BULL. 1135-B, P. 61.

Reference (Deposit): BISSELL, H.J. (ED.), 1959, GEOLOGY OF THE SOUTHERN OQUIRRH MTNS. AND FIVEMILE PASS NORTHERN BOULTER MOUNTAIN AREA, TOOELE AND UTAH COUNTIES, UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH NO. 14, P. 222.

Reference (Production): USBM, 1927-1953, MINERAL YEARBOOK

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 144-146.