Silver King

The Silver King is a uranium, fluorine-fluorite, copper, and manganese mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,631 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: Silver King  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,631 Feet (2,021 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Uranium, Fluorine-Fluorite, Copper, Manganese

Lat, Long: 39.96861, -112.56056

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Silver King MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver King


Commodity

Primary: Uranium
Primary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Primary: Copper
Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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 Zone 42 Ft From Portal Of No. 1 Tunnel (N 25 W, 50 Sw, 15 Ft Wide) At Contact Of Quartzite And Granite.


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Hematite
Ore: Uraninite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Fluorite
Ore: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: S. P. QUARTZITE: 462 FT THICK, WELL SORTED, WELL ROUNDED, MED GRAIN. GRANITE: IRON - STAINED, WHITE TO LIGHT - GRAY, PORPHYRITIC, MEDIUM TO COARSE GRAIN. PEGMATITE AND APLITE DIKES ARE COMMON IN THE GRANITE.

Comment (Location): FOUR PATENTED CLAIMS

Comment (Deposit): EIGHT MINERALIZED VEINS

Comment (Workings): 65 FT VERTICAL SHAFT; 30 AND 50 FT INCLINE SHAFT; 200 FT PORCUPINE ADIT; 1953 - 4,350 FT OF BULLDOZING CUTS; 1,062 FT OF DRILL HOLES; SILVER KING NO. 1 TUNNEL TOTALING 1,400 FT.


References

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

Reference (Deposit): HILLIER, R. L., 1956 , PRELIMINARY REPORT ON URANIUM OCCURRENCE, SILVER KING CLAIMS, TOOELE CO., UTAH: USAEC, RME-2035 (REVISED), 25 P.

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K. C., 1976 , FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL & MIN. SURV BULL 110