Undine Mine

The Undine Mine is a gold, copper, and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,928 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: Undine Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,928 Feet (1,807 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Copper, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.14639, -113.82278

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Undine Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Undine Mine
Secondary: Lamb Mine


Commodity

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


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Floyd Meyers


Production

Year: 1918
Description: Ap_Grade: ^0.5 Oz Au


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 AND VEINS


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Fissure (Ns, Vertical) In Tabular Deposit; Veins E Of 5882-Northern (N15w, 55w), Southern (N60w, 70sw) 2-3 Ft. Wide.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Chloritization, Sericitization, Bleaching, Marbleization


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: $1/TON AU, $300/TON MAINLY AG, SULPHIDE TO 409 OZ/TON AG. 1918 .03 OZ/TON AU, 3.05% CU, 1.02% PB.
Analytical Data: .96 OZ/TON AU, $8-9/TON AU, 7.5-8% CU


Materials

Ore: Magnetite
Ore: Nontronite
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Tenorite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Muscovite
Gangue: Garnet
Gangue: Wollastonite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Opal


Comments

Comment (Production): IN 1918 14 TONS ORE WITH .5 OZ AU, 81 OZ AG, 855 LB. CU AND 287 LB. PB ORE SHIPPED.

Comment (Deposit): SEVERAL DIFFERENT TYPES OF DEPOSITS PRESENT

Comment (Geology): SEDIMENTARY ROCKS METAMORPHOSED, SILICATE MINERALS REPLACE LIMESTONE; SURFACE CLOSE TO ORIGINAL TOP OF INTRUSIVE

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: AU IN MAGNETITE

Comment (Workings): THERE ARE WORKINGS ALL OVER THE PROPERTY TOTALING 130 FT. MANY SHORT ADITS, SHALLOW SHAFTS AND PITS.

Comment (Location): 700 FT NE OF HILL 6081, VEIN NORTH OF HILL 5882.


References

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

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN PROF. PAPER 177, P. 15

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT UTAH, USGS P.P. 177, P. 150

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

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, 1935 P. 150

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B, 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT UTAH, USGS PP 177, P. 150