Bar X Mine

The Bar X Mine is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,040 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: Bar X Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,040 Feet (1,841 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 39.915, -112.72750

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Bar X Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bar X Mine
Secondary: Esther Claim Group
Secondary: Esther Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Bar B Mining Co.

Owner Name: Bar X Mining Co.


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

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABILAR

Form: TABILAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Death Canyon Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: PRODUCTION ASSAYS FOR 1948 AVERAGED 9 PERCENT LEAD AND 9 PERCENT ZINC.


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Smithsonite
Ore: Hemimorphite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Production): 1950 AND 1952 PROD. LISTED BY USBM BY COMMODITIES: LBS. CU, ZN PB, AND OUNCES OF AU AND AG.

Comment (Deposit): ORE SHOOTS AT THE INTERSECTION OF FRACTURES IN CHLORITIC SHALES INTERBEDDED WITH QUARTZITES.

Comment (Workings): A NUMBER OF WORKINGS, INCLUDING ADIT SHAFTS AND PITS. THE MOST EXTENSIVE WORKINGS, TOTALING APPROX. 1200 FT. OF ADITS DRIFTS, AND INCLINES ARE ON THE MARY ANN TUCKER NO.2 PATENTED CLAIM.


References

Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1982, UNPATENTED MINING CLAIM FILES 109649, 178764, 233184, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1982, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 7228, 7253, 7260, UTAH

Reference (Deposit): THOMAS, G.H., 1958, THE GEOLOGY OF INDIAN SPRINGS QUADRANGLE, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UNPUB. BYU THESIS, PROVO, UTAH

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1949, MINERAL PROPERTY FILE 37.39

Reference (Production): USBM MINERALS YEARBOOK 1946, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952