Southern Confederate Mine

The Southern Confederate Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,742 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: Southern Confederate Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,742 Feet (2,055 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.09833, -113.81000

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Southern Confederate Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Southern Confederate Mine


Commodity

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


Location

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


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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENSES


Structure

Type: L
Description: Movement Along Vein After Deposition Of Ore


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Extensive Oxidation


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1918 - 19 - 26 : AVG. 30 % PB, 30 OZ/TON A


Materials

Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Plumbojarosite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): IN A SHEAR ZONE 20 FT WIDE

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: QTZ MONZONITE HAS BEEN SERICITIZED AND ADDITION OF FINE GRAIN QTZ AND CHLORITE

Comment (Production): PROD 1918-1919; 1926

Comment (Workings): A 150 FT SHAFT


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS MIN. RES. 1918; 1919

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. RES. 1926

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

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN,T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 147.