Calaveras Mine

The Calaveras Mine is a gold, silver, and copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,119 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: Calaveras Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,119 Feet (1,865 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.135, -113.82528

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Calaveras Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Calaveras Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


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: PIPELIKE AND TABULAR, IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Irregularly Embayed Oquirrh Fm In Quartz Monzonite


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLES ASSAYED 0.11-0.20 OZ AU AND 0.20 OZ AG/TON AND 1.99-9 PERCENT CU.


Materials

Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Orthoclase
Gangue: Specularite
Gangue: Tourmaline


Comments

Comment (Workings): 2 ADITS AND 4 SHALLOW PITS


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS P.P. 177, P. 124

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, TOOELE CO., UTAH: USGS P.P. 17

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

Reference (Deposit): 1935 RECON NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 177, P. 124

Reference (Deposit): 1981 MINEMAP UTAH GEOL SURVEY FILES

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

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