Copper Queen Midland Mining Co. Mine

The Copper Queen Midland Mining Co. Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,161 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: Copper Queen Midland Mining Co. Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,161 Feet (1,878 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.07583, -113.83278

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Copper Queen Midland Mining Co. Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Copper Queen Midland Mining Co. Mine
Secondary: Midland Claims
Secondary: Midnight Adit


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Floyd Meyers


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past 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: Intrusive Control By Older Faults. Steeply Dipping East-West Faults Displaces Some Veins For 5 Ft.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Complete Oxidation At Surface Creating Jarosite And Plumbojarosite. The Vein Is Altered On Both Sides To Sericite And Limonite With A Width Of 25 Ft.


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1916 , 18 , 19 : AVG. 17.4 OZ/TON AG, 0.56 % CU, 15.35 % PB. 1973 : TRACE - 0.03 OZ/TON AU, 3.0 - 9.0 OZ/TON AG ARE FROM THE INCLINE ADITS. ANALYSIS OF MIDNIGHT ADIT: TRACE AU, 2.8 OZ/TON AG, 0.5 % CU, 1.0 % PB


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Jarosite
Ore: Chalcopyrite


Comments

Comment (Production): PROD 1916, 1918-1919

Comment (Workings): MIDNIGHT ADIT ( 550 FT. LONG ), TWO INCLINE ADITS, THREE ADITS, AND SEVERAL PROSPECT PITS

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: THE QTZ MONZ IS IN CONTACT WITH THE OQUIRRH FM ON THE NW, THE MANNING CANYON FM ON THE EAST, THE OCHRE MTN LS ON THE SOUTH.

Comment (Deposit): ORE ALSO OCCURS IN A LIMONITE-QUARTZ FILLED SHEAR ZONE AND A PYROLUSITE AND PSILOMELANE-STAIN SHEAR ZONE THAT STRIKES N 30 W, DIP 47 NE, TWO FEET THICK CONTAINING 5.5 OZ/TON AG.

Comment (Commodity): VEINLETS OF 75 % FECO3 CUT ACROSS THE QTZ AND SULFIDES


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN,T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 148.

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K. C., 1973 , MINERAL DEP OF THE DEEP CK. MTN., TOOELE & JUAB CO., UTAH: UTAH GEOL & MINER SURV BULL 99 , P. 24

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 05-12-1965