Tintic District Delaware Mine

The Tintic District Delaware Mine is a zinc and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,740 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: Tintic District Delaware Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,740 Feet (2,359 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Lead

Lat, Long: 39.95139, -112.51194

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Tintic District Delaware Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Tintic District Delaware Mine
Secondary: Free Coinage Mine


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


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

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Miocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Specularite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Sericite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THE MINERALIZED FISSURES PARALLEL THE SHEEPROCK GRANITE- PRECAMBRIAN METASEDIMENTS CONTACT. HEMATITE GOSSAN MARKS THE SURFACE TREND OF THE VEIN

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION IN 1918 AND 1945 WAS RECORDED; THE IDA GROUP AND THE TINTIC DISTRICT DELAWARE JOINTLY PRODUCED 52 TONS IN 1945

Comment (Workings): A MAIN TUNNEL, WITH DRIFTS, TOTALING 750 FT., THREE WINZES, AND A SHAFT. ANOTHER SHAFT IS APPROX. 1060 FT. NORTHWEST OF THE TUNNEL. AN OPEN CUT IS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SHAFT


References

Reference (Deposit): COHENOUR, R.E., 1959, SHEEPROCK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES: UGMS BULL. 63 P. 117

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1981, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 6734, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1945, MINERALS YEARBOOK, P. 476

Reference (Deposit): U.S.G.S., 1918, MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE UNITED STATES, P. 402

Reference (Production): USGS, MINERAL RES. OF U.S., 1918, P. 402; USBM, MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1945, P. 476