Southern Confederate Mine

The Southern Confederate Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,739 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: Southern Confederate Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,739 Feet (2,054 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.09833, -113.81000

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Southern Confederate Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Southern Confederate Mine


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Rachael Faris


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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: ORE LENSES


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Shear Zone To 20 Ft Wide, Post-Mineralization Brecciation Of Vein.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation Extensive


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: .06 OZ AU AND 30-33.37 OZ/TON AG, 30-33% PB


Materials

Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): SMALL SHIPMENTS IN 1918, 1919, 1926

Comment (Workings): THE SHAFT IS CAVED AT THE BOTTOM

Comment (Location): SE NW OF SW

Comment (Geology): QUARTZ MONZONITE SERICITIZED, QUARTZ CHLORITE ADDED


References

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 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. 147

Reference (Reserve-Resource): MESSENGER H.M., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH, USGS P.P. 177, P. 147

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH; USGS P.P. 177, P. 147-148

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