Frankie Mine

The Frankie Mine is a copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,971 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: Frankie Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,971 Feet (1,820 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 40.14056, -113.82667

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Satelite image of the Frankie Mine

Frankie Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Frankie Mine


Commodity

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


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: Woodman Mining Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
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: FORMS SHEETS PARALLEL TO CONTACT


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Mineral Sheets Or Fissures


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


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 Permian

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: .08-.24 OZ AU, .24-4.72 OZ AG, 4.9-23.5% CU, .7-9.7% PB, SEE ATTACHED SHEET FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Bornite
Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Tenorite
Gangue: Apatite
Gangue: Tourmaline
Gangue: Diopside
Gangue: Humite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Garnet


Comments

Comment (Geology): MONZONITE, LS WIDELY ALTERED TO METAMORPHIC MINERALS NEAR THE CONTACT


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, 1935 P. 123. EL SHATOORY AND WHELAN, 1970 P. 32-34

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT UTAH, USGS PP 177, P. 123.

Reference (Deposit): EL-SHATOURY, H.M., & WHELAN, J.A., 1970, MINERALIZATION IN THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT TOOELE CO. UTAH, UGMS BULLETIN 83

Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1976, MINERALS AVAILABILITY SYSTEMS REPORT.

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

Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, T.B., PROF. PAPER 177, P. 123

Reference (Deposit): 1970 MINEMAP UNIV OF UTAH-UTAH GEOL SURV BULL 83

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH, USGS PP 177, P. 123

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