Roy Mine

The Roy Mine is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,159 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: Roy Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,159 Feet (2,182 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.00528, -113.87167

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Roy Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Roy Mine
Secondary: Lead Carbonate


Commodity

Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Willow Springs Area


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: M. A. Lindner


Production

Year: 1917
Material type: ORE
Description: Ap_Grade: ^18 Oz Ag, 37% Pb


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1917
Discovery Year: 1898
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Fault (East), Beds (Ne, 35-40w)


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Completely Oxidized At The Surface.


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Middle Cambrian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 36 OZ/TON AG, FROM OXIDIZED VEIN SAMPLE ON THE 2ND LEVEL. ON THE 3RD LEVEL FROM A 3 IN VEIN 44.4 OZ/TON AG


Materials

Ore: Limonite
Ore: Smithsonite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Gangue: Limestone
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): NE OF NE NE LOCATED IN DRY CANYON, CONSISTS OF 5 CLAIMS.

Comment (Production): IT'S PROBABLE THAT SOME OTHER SMALL SHIPMENTS HAVE ALSO BEEN MADE

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF 11 ADITS, TWO SHAFTS, ONE PROSPECT AND 2 INCLINED SHAFTS

Comment (Geology): LIMESTONE LOCALLY DOLOMITIZED


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: THOMSON, K.C., 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CREEK MOUNTAINS

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K.C., 1973, THE MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CREEK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB CO., UTAH, UGMS BULLETIN 99, P. 32-35.

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT UTAH, USGS PP 177, P. 167

Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1976, MINERALS AVAILABILITY SYSTEMS REPORT

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 177

Reference (Deposit): 1973 MINEMAP UNIV. OF UTAH PHD DISS., UTAH GEOL. SURV. BULL. 99

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT UTAH: USGS PP 177, P. 168.