Black Maria Mine

The Black Maria Mine is a fluorine-fluorite mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,400 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: Black Maria Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,400 Feet (1,646 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Fluorine-Fluorite

Lat, Long: 40.00028, -113.20278

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Black Maria Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Maria Mine


Commodity

Primary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Cannon, J. F.
Home Office: Salt Lake City, Ut


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1897
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: N10e Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1947 USBM: 93 PERCENT CAF2


Materials

Ore: Fluorite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chalcocite


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1979)

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF A SHAFT, AN ADIT, AND SEVERAL PROSPECT PITS AND TRENCHES


References

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H., AND CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB AND TOOELE COUNTIES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 415.

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1976, FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY BULL. 110.

Reference (Deposit): USBM RI-4143, 1947