Cyclone Mine

The Cyclone Mine is a gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,060 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: Cyclone Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,060 Feet (1,847 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.07361, -113.81972

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Satelite image of the Cyclone Mine

Cyclone Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Cyclone Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Silver
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Hilda And Danene Probert


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
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: 5 ORE SHOOTS


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Dike Varies In Attitude, Ore Appears To Correlate With Certain Attitudes


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dike Much Altered Near Vein


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AVE: .03 OZ/TON AU, 6 OZ/TON AG, .4-8.2% PB, .5-1.7% CU, .5-3.8% ZN, .5-7.3% AS, 70 17% AS IN GOUGE


Materials

Ore: Chalcanthite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Jarosite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): 600 FEET OF TOTAL WORKINGS. AN 80 FOOT INCLINED SHAFT IN WHICH DRIFTS EXTEND MORE THAN 400 FEET. PROSPECTS ASSOCIATED WITH CYCLONE MINE ARE SMALL.

Comment (Geology): GOUGE APPEARS ON EITHER OR BOTH SIDES OF QUARTZ

Comment (Location): SW SW OF NE 1600 FT S35E OF USLM NO. 9.6 CLAIMS INCLUDING LEAP YEAR CLAIMS ALL LOCATED IN BARNEY REEVEY GULCH

Comment (Production): SHIPMENTS OF ORE REPORTED IN 1926. CONTAINING PB AND AG.

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: FINE-GRAINED, INTERMIXED SULFIDES

Comment (Deposit): VEIN IS DISCONTINOUS


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PP. 177, P. 145

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH, USGS PP 177, P. 144-145

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

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K.C., 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF DEEP CREEK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB COS., UTAH: UT. GEOL. SURV. BULL. 99, PP. 25-7.

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

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

Reference (Production): THOMSON, K.C., 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF DEEP CREEK MTN., TOOELE AND JUAB CO., UTAH: UGMS BULL. 99