Success Mine

The Success Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,499 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: Success Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,499 Feet (1,676 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.14417, -113.78556

Map: View on Google Maps


Satelite image of the Success Mine

Success Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Success Mine
Secondary: Ida Lull
Secondary: Bamberger Mine


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Clark Wilson


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: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Considerable Post Vein Movement, Vein Cut By Ew Fault With Portion Of Vein Undiscovered.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation Complete At Surface


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1920: .06 OZ AU, 32.3 OZ AG, 1.55% CU, 8.96% PB.


Materials

Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Jarosite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Galena
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Tennantite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Sericite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): OTHER MINERALS PRESENT: COPPER PITCH, MALACHITE, CHRYSOCOLLA, SCORODITE, CHALCOPYRITE

Comment (Reserve-Resource): SPOTTY LOW-GRADE OCCURRENCES REMAIN IN MINE.

Comment (Production): IN 1926 AND 1927 SMALLER AMOUNTS OF ORE WERE SHIPPED, BUT THE AMOUNTS AND GRADE ARE UNKNOWN.

Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED

Comment (Deposit): LOCAL SPHALERITE CONCENTRATIONS, DIP IS 30-45 DEGREES W, STRIKE N35-45W

Comment (Deposit): ADIT ALONG 4-10 FT WIDE JASPEROID IS FOUND 1500 FT S44W OF PORTAL. ADIT IS STRAIGHT AND 60 FT LONG. JASPEROID ZONE TRENDS N25W AND EXTENDS ANOTHER 150 FT TO THE NORTH. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 4 OTHER SRC

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: ORE GRADES; SULPHIDES/QUARTZ RATIOS VARY

Comment (Workings): USGS 7 1/2 MINUTE QUAD INDICATES 2 SHAFTS 3 LARGER DECLINES, 3 SMALLER DECLINES AND SEVERAL SHALLOW PITS.

Comment (Geology): WALL ROCK THOROUGHLY CRUSHED AND ALTERED.


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, 1935, P. 125

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH, USGS PP 177, P. 145

Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1976, MINERALS AVAILABILITY SYSTEMS REPORT

Reference (Deposit): FL-SHATOURY, H.M. AND J.A. WHELAN 1970 MINERALIZATION IN THE GOLD HILL MINING DIST., UTAH: UT. GEOL. AND MIN. SURV. BULL. 83, P. 28

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 177, PL. 2

Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, P. 145

Reference (Deposit): 1981 MINEMAP UTAH GEOL SURV. MINE EXTENSION

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT UTAH: USGS PP 177, P. 145

Reference (Reserve-Resource): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY