Utah Queen Mine

The Utah Queen Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,301 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: Utah Queen Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,301 Feet (2,530 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.38722, -112.27806

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Utah Queen Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Utah Queen Mine


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Ophir 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: L


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: OTHER, UNKNOWN


Structure

Type: R
Description: Oquirrh Mtns.

Type: L
Description: Ophir Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1912-1932 ASSAY: 11 PERCENT PB, 2 PERCENT CU, 20 OZ./TON AG, 60 CENTS/TON AU


Materials

Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Gold
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Malachite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT THOUGHT TO BE SIMILAR TO KEARSARGE MINE DEPOSIT

Comment (Workings): 900 FT. OF WORKINGS REPORTED BY HUNTLEY IN 1880; COLLAPSED BY 1932

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

Comment (Production): 250,000 DOLLARS PRODUCTION THROUGH 1925


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): USGS, 1916, 1917, 1918, MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE UNITED STATES.

Reference (Deposit): HUNTLEY, D.B., 1880, THE MINING INDUSTRIES OF UTAH: U.S. TENTH CENSUS VOL. 13, P. 454.

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 156.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., ET. AL., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 111, P. 367, 379.

Reference (Production): GILLULY, J., 1932, P. 156.