Kramer Manganese Mine

The Kramer Manganese Mine is a manganese mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,749 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: Kramer Manganese Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,749 Feet (2,057 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 40.02889, -112.18306

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Satelite image of the Kramer Manganese Mine

Kramer Manganese Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Kramer Manganese Mine
Secondary: International No. 2 Claim


Commodity

Primary: Manganese
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: North Tintic District


Land Status

Land ownership: State


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


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: Thomas Mountains - Tintic Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Wasatch Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Location): SW OF SW SE

Comment (Production): PROD. 1930-1931, 1939, AMOUNT UNKNOWN

Comment (Deposit): SOUTHERNMOST PROSPECT IS ONLY ONE THAT SHOWS SIGNS OF MANGANESE MINERALIZATION, THE TWO CENTRAL PITS ARE OUT IN ALLUVIUM AND THE NORTH PIT IS CUT IN IRON STAINED LIMESTONE

Comment (Workings): FOUR SMALL PITS, THE SOUTHERNMOST PIT IS 15 FEET DEEP AND THE OTHER THREE ARE VERY SHALLOW.


References

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B.T., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): 1961 GEOLMAP DISBROW, A.E. GQ-14

Reference (Production): CRIB FILE 12

Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): COOK, D.R., 1957, GEOLOGY OF THE EAST TINTIC MOUNTAINS AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE TINTIC MINING DISTRICT: UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK 12.

Reference (Deposit): LINDGREN, W. AND LOUGHLIN, G.F., 1919, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE TINTIC MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PA. 107.