Red Jacket Mine

The Red Jacket Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,549 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: Red Jacket Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,549 Feet (1,996 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.10083, -113.80972

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Satelite image of the Red Jacket Mine

Red Jacket Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Red Jacket Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: R. S. Johnson


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: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: E Dipping Fault Reported To Have Limited Ore


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Wulfenite
Ore: Mimetite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): NE OF NW SW N OF SOUTHERN CONFEDERATE

Comment (Production): IN 1926 PB AG ORE SHIPPED.


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH, USGS PP 177, P. 148

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

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

Reference (Deposit): 1973 RECON 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. 148