Hilltop Mine

The Hilltop Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,619 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: Hilltop Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,619 Feet (2,627 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 39.97556, -112.52000

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Hilltop Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hilltop Mine
Secondary: Silver Hill Top 1-5 Claims


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia District District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Henry Crossman, Oliver J. Nowell


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

Type: L
Description: N85e, 40n Fault At Adit Portal


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Specularite


Comments

Comment (Production): LIMITED PRODUCTION OF OXIDIZED LEAD ARE REPORTED IN 1926, 1928

Comment (Workings): TWO CAVED ADITS, ASSOCIATED PITS, AND A 300 FT. LONG INCLINED SHAFT WITH ASSOCIATED BULLDOZER CUTS

Comment (Development): MORE EXTENSIVE DEVELOPMENT WORK THAN THE CAVED, INACCESSIBLE ADITS INDICATE. USGS MIN. RES. OF U.S. CITES 300 FT OF DEV. WORK IN 1926, 1000 FT IN 1928, AND 18000 DOLLARS SPENT IN 1927 ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TRAMWAY. A CONCENTRATION PLANT WAS ERECTED IN 1928


References

Reference (Production): USGS MIN. RES. OF U.S., 1926, 1928

Reference (Deposit): COHENOUR, R.E., 1959, SHEEPROCK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES: UGMS BULL. 63

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M.III, 1981, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1982, UNPATENTED MINING CLAIM FILE 174132, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Reference (Deposit): U.S.G.S. MIN. RES. OF U.S., 1926, 1927, 1928