Shay Claims

The Shay Claims is a lead and molybdenum mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,801 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: Shay Claims  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,801 Feet (1,768 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Molybdenum

Lat, Long: 40.0975, -113.79806

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Shay Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Shay Claims


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Molybdenum
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: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: STRINGERS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Complete Oxidation


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Wulfenite


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: VEIN ALSO CONTAINS QTZ AND ALTERED WALL RK


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN,T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 149.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 03-30-1955