Black Hawk

The Black Hawk is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,900 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: Black Hawk  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,900 Feet (2,103 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.94556, -112.40028

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Satelite image of the Black Hawk

Black Hawk MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Hawk


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Blue Bell District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fault (N 40 W, 55 Sw), Accessory Fissures (N 60 - 70e, N, N 20 E, E), Surrounding Strata (Ew, Low N)


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Partly Oxidized Ore


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Deposit): ALONG FAULTS AND ADJACENT BEDDING PLANES

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: SW WALL OF FAULT IS CONGLOMERATE. NE WALL IS QUARTZITE


References

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER,B.S. AND OTHERS, 1920, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 111, P. 431.

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. YEARBOOK 1948-1952

Reference (Deposit): COHENOUR,R.E., 1959, SHEEPROCK MTNS.: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., BULL. 63