Golconda Workings

The Golconda Workings is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,479 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: Golconda Workings  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,479 Feet (1,670 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.98972, -113.19500

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Golconda Workings MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Golconda Workings


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

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


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: Dugway Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin & Range

Type: L
Description: Buckhorn Thrust


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitization


Rocks

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Fluorite


Comments

Comment (Production): PROD 1916; 1920

Comment (Workings): PITS AND SHAFTS.


References

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H. AND CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOL. AND MIN. DEP. OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, TOOELE AND JUAB CO.S, UT; U.S.G.S. PROF PAP. 415

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 09-25-1962

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

Reference (Production): EADS, J.P., 1981, U.G.M.S., ON SITE INVESTIGATION