Treasure Hill Mines Co.

The Treasure Hill Mines Co. is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,999 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: Treasure Hill Mines Co.  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.39083, -112.26972

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Treasure Hill Mines Co. MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Treasure Hill Mines Co.


Commodity

Primary: Lead
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
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Madison Limestone (N 60 W, 28 N). Deseret Limestone (N 40 W, 38 Sw).


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Diopside
Gangue: Garnet
Gangue: Wollastonite
Gangue: Collophane


Comments

Comment (Location): CLAIMS INCLUDE: SHELAH, THAD STEVENS, ARABELLA, AZURE QUEEN, SHOO FLY EAST, SHOO FLY WEST.

Comment (Workings): THREE MAIN WORKINGS: MORGAN AND BULLION TUNNELS, THAD STEVENS SHAFT. MORGAN TUNNEL ( 600 FT ) WORKINGS CONSIST OF WESTERN KING AND PAULSON INCLINE WINZE. BULLION TUNNEL ( 180 FT ) WORKINGS CONSIST OF TWO DRIFTS. THAD STEVENS IS CAVED.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: MADISON LS IS A MASSIVELY BEDDED, FINE-GRAIN, DARK BLUISH-GRAY LIMESTONE. DESERET FM IS COMPOSED OF INTERBEDDED LIMESTONE AND SHALE.


References

Reference (Deposit): DUNHAM, W. C. AND F. H. GUNNELL, 1948 , LEAD AND ZINC DEPOSITS OF TREASURE HILL MINES, OPHIR MINING DIST., TOOEL CO., UTAH: USBM REPT. INV. 4181 .

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. YEARBOOK 1964 V. III, P. 1024

Reference (Deposit): UTAH GEOL. AND MINERALOGICAL SURVEY BULL. 79, 1966, P. 83

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 06-06-1958

Reference (Production): USBM REPT INV. 4181