Success Mine

The Success Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,518 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: 5,518 Feet (1,682 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.14361, -113.78556

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Success Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Success Mine


Commodity

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


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Clyde Wilson


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Vein Is Cut Off By An East-West Fault.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Qtz Monz Thoroughly Crushed And Altered To Sericite, Calcite, And Chlorite. Complete Oxidation At The Surface.


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Eocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1920 : 0.06 OZ/TON AU, 32.3 OZ/TON AG, 1.55 % CU, 8.96 % PB


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Tennantite
Ore: Jarosite
Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Commodity): SULFIDES ARE FOUND 45 FT BELOW SURFACE WITH WHITE COARSELY CRYSTALLINE QUARTZ

Comment (Production): PROD 1920; 1926; 1927; 1933; 1934; 1937-1940

Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEINS


References

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

Reference (Deposit): USGS MIN. RES. 1920

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. RES. 1926; 1927; 1934; 1935; 1938; 1939; 1940

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 02-18-1965