Geyser-Marion

The Geyser-Marion is a silver and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,001 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: Geyser-Marion  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.325, -112.21250

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Satelite image of the Geyser-Marion

Geyser-Marion MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Geyser-Marion
Secondary: Franklin


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Barium-Barite
Tertiary: Mercury
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Camp Floyd District (Mercur)


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

Form: SHEETLIKE


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fracture Zones, Fault Zones ( N 70 E, 90 ).


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1897 , AVERAGE VALUE $7/TON


Materials

Ore: Barite
Ore: Realgar
Ore: Gold
Ore: Cinnabar


Comments

Comment (Production): TOTAL EST. PROD. $500,000 FROM 1935-1938; PROD. 1940; 1943-44

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CAVED

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: THE ROOF OF THE ORE DEPOSIT IS TRACED ALONG AN ALTERED PORPHYRY. CHIEF ORE IS A CHERTY LIMESTONE. THE ORE FOLLOWS THE FAULT ZONES FROM BED TO BED. VERY LITTLE ORE OCCURS IN THE PORPHYRY.

Comment (Location): GEYSER AND MARION WERE COMBINED IN 1897 .


References

Reference (Deposit): SPURR,J. & EMMONS,S.F., 1895, USGS 16TH ANN. REPORT, PT. 2, P. 395.

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

Reference (Deposit): USBM MINERAL RESOURCE YEARBOOK 1937-45

Reference (Deposit): BISSELL,H.J., 1959, GEOLOGY OF THE S. OQUIRRH MTNS. & FIVEMILE PASS-N. BOULTER MTN. AREA: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK NO. 14, P. 220.