Indian Chief

The Indian Chief is a lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,719 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: Indian Chief  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,719 Feet (2,048 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 39.98778, -112.72750

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Indian Chief MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Indian Chief
Secondary: Yellow Jacket


Commodity

Primary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fault Fissure (N 70 W, 65 N)


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SORTED ORE: 60 - 70 % PB, 8 - 14 OZ/TON AG


Materials

Ore: Lead
Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Deposit): WORKINGS LIES CLOSE TO FAULT

Comment (Workings): THREE INCLINE SHAFTS

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: FOOTWALL OF FAULT: GRAY DOLOMITE OVERLYING BLACK LIMESTONE. HANGING WALL OF FAULT: BLACK DENSE LIMESTONE.


References

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER,B.S. AND OTHERS, 1920, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 111, P. 455-456.

Reference (Deposit): HEYL,A.V., 1963, OXIDIZED ZINC DEPOSITS OF THE U.S.: USGS BULL. 1135-B

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 03-21-1958