O.K. Mine

The O.K. Mine is a silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,001 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: O.K. Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 39.97778, -112.72500

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Satelite image of the O.K. Mine

O.K. Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: O.K. Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Tribune-Mearns Corp.

Owner Name: H. B. Huber


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: TABULAR

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Cerargyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): H.B. HUBER WAS PAID TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GROSS RECEIPTS FOR ORE SHIPPED FROM THE O.K. MINE IN 1949, OTHER PRODUCTION IS UNKNOWN.

Comment (Deposit): LOUGHLIN (1920, P. 455) STATED THAT THE BEST VALUES WERE IN THE BASAL PART OF THE ORE HORIZON.

Comment (Workings): PRINCIPAL WORKINGS ARE TWO INCLINES DOWN THE DIP OF THE BEDDING. THE LOWER INCLINE ADIT IS CAVED AND OVERGROWN; THE UPPER ADIT TRENDS N 70 E ALONG A VERTICALLY DIPPING FISSURE FILLED WITH COARSESLY CRYSTALLINE CALCITE. THE ADIT IS INCLINE 37 DEGREES FOR 20 FT.


References

Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1982, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY.

Reference (Deposit): LOUGHLIN, G.F., 1920, IN BUTLER, B.S., ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: U.S GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 111, P. 455.

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M.,3, 1982, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS

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

Reference (Production): THOMAS, G.H., 1958, P. 29