Bird Mine

The Bird Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,601 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: Bird Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,601 Feet (2,012 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.09889, -113.80944

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Satelite image of the Bird Mine

Bird Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bird Mine


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


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


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Limonite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Chlorite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): EXTENSION OF VEIN ON SOUTHERN CONFEDERATE CLAIM

Comment (Workings): SHALLOW TRENCHES, 20 FT SHAFT WITH DRIFTING ALONG STRIKE, SEVERAL SMALLER WORKINGS TO NE.

Comment (Location): SE NW OF SW UNSURVEYED, ADJOINS SO. CONFEDERATE CLAIM ON NE

Comment (Production): OCCURRED IN 1926


References

Reference (Reserve-Resource): DOELLING, H.H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 17

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

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