Silver King

The Silver King is a silver and copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah.

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: Silver King  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.09361, -113.81250

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Silver King MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver King
Secondary: Mineral Hill


Commodity

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


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: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Oquirrh Fm Strike N 40 W, Dip 20 Ne. A Fault At The Bottom Of The Shaft Strikes N 60 W, Dip 30 Se, Throw 5 Ft.


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1923 - 0.035 OZ/TON AU, 18.1 OZ/TON AG, 2.77 % CU, 5.19 % PB.
Analytical Data: 1917 - 9.3 OZ/TON AG, 8.1 % CU
Analytical Data: 1912 - 6 OZ/TON AG, 18 % CU


Materials

Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Plumbojarosite


Comments

Comment (Location): ENCLOSING 200 ACRES

Comment (Production): PROD SML BEFORE 1912; PB-AG ORE IN 1922; PB-CU ORE IN 1923; 1926


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN,T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 163.

Reference (Deposit): USGS MIN. RES. 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. RES. 1926; 1928; 1946

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 02-18-1965