Herat Mine

The Herat Mine is a gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,181 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: Herat Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,181 Feet (1,884 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.105, -113.81472

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Herat Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Herat Mine
Secondary: Watson


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Watson (Estate)


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
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: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Lime-Silicate, Rocks Formed


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: 1920 AVE: .025 OZ/TON AU, 11.1 OZ/TON AG, .3 PER CU, 7.4 PER PB, 1923 .021 OZ/TON AU, 16 OZ/TON AG, .15 PER CU, 11.4 PER. PB


Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): NE SE OF NE

Comment (Production): IN 1920 150 TONS OF ORE, 1923-47 TONS OF ORE

Comment (Deposit): DIP IS LESS THAN 30 DEGREES IN MOST PLACES.

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF 5 ADITS OR INCLINED SHAFTS SOME CUTS AND TRENCHES.

Comment (Geology): LIMESTONE MUCH ALTERED


References

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

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH, USGS P.P. 177, P. 162

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

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 17

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH, USGS PP 177, P. 162