Keno Claim Mines

The Keno Claim Mines is a silver, copper, and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,211 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: Keno Claim Mines  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,211 Feet (1,893 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Copper, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.13306, -113.81944

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Keno Claim Mines MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Keno Claim Mines


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


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: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitization And Chloritization


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 0.096 OZ/AU AND 3.65 OZ AG/TON AND 2.96 PERCENT CU


Materials

Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Orthoclase
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): LIMONITE, JAROSITE, MALACHITE, AZURITE, CHALCEDONY, COPPER PITCH.

Comment (Deposit): ANOTHER VEIN STRIKES NEARLY WEST

Comment (Workings): A SERIES OF SHORT ADITS AND ONE SHAFT (INCLINED), ALSO A FEW SURFACE PITS. ALL ARE INACCESSIBLE (1981)


References

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

Reference (Deposit): DOELLING, H.H., 1981, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 177, P. 124

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

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

Reference (Production): NOLAN, 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PP. 177, P 124