Tintic Delaware

The Tintic Delaware is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah.

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: Tintic Delaware  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 39.95611, -112.51028

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Tintic Delaware MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Tintic Delaware
Secondary: Free Coinage


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc


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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR MASSES


Structure

Not available


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: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite


Comments

Comment (Production): PROD 1918; 1949-1952

Comment (Deposit): ON THE CONTACT OF GRANITE AND METASEDIMENTS

Comment (Workings): 750 FT OF DRIFTS

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: FISSURE PARALLELS THE CONTACT ZONE. A MASSIVE HEMATITE GOSSAN MARKS THE SURFACE OF THE VEIN.


References

Reference (Deposit): MIN. RES. OF U.S. 1918; 1945

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

Reference (Deposit): HEYL,A.V., 1963, OXIDIZED ZINC DEPOSITS OF THE U.S.: USGS BULL. 1135-B, P. 117.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 10-02-1962