Halladay Mercury Property

The Halladay Mercury Property is a mercury 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: Halladay Mercury Property  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

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

Primary Mineral: Mercury

Lat, Long: 40.66694, -112.59889

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Halladay Mercury Property MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Halladay Mercury Property


Commodity

Primary: Mercury


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Timpie Canyon (Free Coinage)


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: R. S. Halladay


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1957
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: STRINGERS


Structure

Type: R
Description: Deseret Anticline

Type: L
Description: North-Trending Anticline, Broad Canyon Reverse Fault, Unconformity Between Cambrian Units And Gardner Dolomite.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Jasperization


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 0.03 PERCENT BEO FROM GRAB SAMPLE OF DUMP MATERIAL.


Materials

Ore: Cinnabar
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): RIGBY, J.K., 1958, GEOLOGY OF THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS: GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO. 13

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1963, MINERAL PROPERTY FILE 8.31.

Reference (Deposit): BAILEY, E.H., PERSONAL FILES, USGS

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION,: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1963, MINERAL PROPERTY FILE 8..31: UNPUBLISHED OPEN-FILE REPORT, DENVER, COLORADO

Reference (Deposit): 1961 RECON USBM-FURTHER WORK RECOMMENDED

Reference (Deposit): 1963 RECON USBM-INVESTIGATION CONCLUDED

Reference (Production): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1963, MINERAL PROPERTY FILE 8.31, DENVER, COLORADO