Cash Boy Mine

The Cash Boy Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,440 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: Cash Boy Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,440 Feet (1,658 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.145, -113.77806

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Cash Boy Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Cash Boy Mine
Secondary: Mammoth


Commodity

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


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Floyd Meyers


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: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: ORE SHOOTS


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Shear Zone


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Complete Oxidation At Surface


Rocks

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1915: .02 OZ/TON AU, 26 OZ/TON AG, .8% CU. 13% PB


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Jarosite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): N. SHAFT, ORE SHOOT STRIKE N.80W, DIP 60S. W.S. SHAFT, ORE SHOOTS STRIKE N.50W., DIP 40-60 S.

Comment (Workings): 2 SHALLOW SHAFTS 2,200 FT. APART AND SEVERAL SHALLOW PITS

Comment (Geology): A PORPHYRY DIKE CROPS OUT A FEW HUNDRED FEET WEST OF THE SHAFT

Comment (Location): E. OF SUCCESS MINE


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH, USGS PP 177. P. 148-149

Reference (Deposit): USBM, MJN. RES., 1926

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

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

Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, P. 148-149

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, T.B. 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH USGS P.P. 177 P. 148-149

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B, 1925 THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH USGS P.P. 177 P. 148-149

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