Admiral Dewey Mine

The Admiral Dewey Mine is a lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,201 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: Admiral Dewey Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,201 Feet (2,195 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 40.37722, -112.25417

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Admiral Dewey Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Admiral Dewey Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Ophir District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Oquirrh Mtns.

Type: L
Description: Near Crest Of Ophir Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Lamprophyre
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Lamprophyre
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Lamprophyre
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Gangue: Jarosite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Gypsum


Comments

Comment (Deposit): TUNNEL FOLLOWS A 4 FOOT LAMROPHYRE DIKE WHICH CUTS THE BOWMAN LIMESTONE JUST ABOVE THE BASE; INCLINE FOLLOWS INTERSECTION OF FISSURE AND BEDDING

Comment (Workings): A TUNNEL, AN INCLINE AND SOME SURFACE TRENCHES. THE TUNNEL IS A FEW SCORE FEET LONG AND THE INCLINE IS 150 FT. LONG.

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

Comment (Development): ONLY A FEW SACKS OF HIGH GRADE ORE SHIPPED


References

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 143