Bryan Claim

The Bryan Claim is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,921 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: Bryan Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,921 Feet (1,500 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 39.99194, -113.22389

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Bryan Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bryan Claim
Secondary: Cross Bow Mine
Secondary: Glory Mine
Secondary: Laureo Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: G. W. Smith
Home Office: Stockton, Ut.
Years: 1955 -

Owner Name: Dr. J. Floyd Cannon
Home Office: Salt Lake City, Ut.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1889
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: Dugway Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin & Range

Type: L
Description: A Fault Zone Traceable For 1500 Ft (N10e At 65 Deg E)


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: CHIP SAMPLE ACROSS PB-F VEIN IN LOWER ADIT (1964): 4.98 OZ AG/T, 6.83% PB, 0.41% ZN, 46.5% F. FROM F VEIN IN E. CENT. PART OF EXP. BODY: 73.4%


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Hemimorphite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Smithsonite
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Chalcedony
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Barite
Unknown: Fluorite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): DIMENSIONS ABOVE ARE EXPOSED SURFACES ONLY. VEIN MATERIAL CONSISTS OF PALE GREEN FLUORITE IN COLLOFORM LAYERS 3/4-3 IN. THICK. ANOTHER 6 IN VEIN CONTAINS GALENA

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST A 300 FT LONG ADIT WITH SEVERAL CROSS CUTS. THE UPPER WORKINGS CONSIST OF 2 SMALL ADITS DRIVEN IN LAKE BONNEVILLE DEPOSITS.

Comment (Commodity): TRACES OF CHRYSOCOLLA, ANGLESITE, LIMONITE, HEMITITE THE PROBABLE ORDER OF CRYSTALLIZATION: GALENA, SPHALERITE, FLUORITE & QUARTZ

Comment (Production): APPROX 5 YEARS AGO-APPROX 20 TONS OF 97 PERCENT FLUORITE SHIPPED BY MILO KILLIAN: PERSONAL COMMUNICATION, JAN 81.


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: STAATZ, M.H. AND CARR, W.J. 1964, U.S.G.S. PROF. PAPER 415.

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H., AND CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOL. & MIN. DEP. OF THOMAS & DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB-TOOELE CO., UT: USGS PP 415

Reference (Deposit): EVERTS, M.L., 1980, UT. GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY: ON SITE INVEST.

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1976, FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH, UGMS BULL 110

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 01-12-1971

Reference (Deposit): 1964 GEOLMAP STAATZ & CARR, USGS P.P. 41

Reference (Production): STAATZ, M.H., AND CARR, W.J., 1964. U.S.G.S. PROF. PAP. 415