Sharp Mine

The Sharp Mine is a manganese, lead, zinc, and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,799 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: Sharp Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,799 Feet (2,377 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese, Lead, Zinc, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.975, -112.50472

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Sharp Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sharp Mine


Commodity

Primary: Manganese
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: LEAD CARBONATE ORE: 40 % PB, 20 OZ/TON AG. MIXED LEAD - ZINC SULPHIDE ORE: 30 % PB, 25 % ZN. MANGANIFEROUS ZONE: 29.8 % MN, 19.1 % SILICA, 7.6 % FE, 7.7 % AL2O3 , 0.45 % ZN.


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Production): PROD 1908-1909; 1918; 1925

Comment (Workings): 1,250 FT OF ADITS AND DRIFTS

Comment (Location): FIVE PATENTED CLAIMS


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS MINERAL RESOURCE YEARBOOK 1916-18; USBM MINERAL RESOURCE YEARBOOK 1925, 1929

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

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

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