Happy Jack Mine

The Happy Jack Mine is a lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,119 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: Happy Jack Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,119 Feet (1,865 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 39.90444, -112.71389

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Happy Jack Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Happy Jack Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Noranda Exploration, Inc.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1917
Discovery Year: 1896
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: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Kaolinite
Gangue: Iron


Comments

Comment (Production): CITED AS A PRODUCING PROPERTY IN 1917, NO FIGURE GIVEN.

Comment (Deposit): SMALL CONNECTED LENSES OF SANDY CERUSSITE IN CHLORITIC BEDS CLOSE TO THE E-W FISSURE.

Comment (Workings): TWO ADITS, SHALLOW INCLINED SHAFT; ASSOC. PITS. PRINCIPAL ADIT WINDS NEARLY WEST FOR APPROX. 250 FT, (LOUGHLIN, 1920, P.454) AND INCLUIDS A SHORT DRIFT. ADIT CONNECTS WITH SHAFT.

Comment (Geology): CERUSSITE IS SANDY-GRANULAR REPLACEMENT VARIETY

Comment (Deposit): FAULTING PRODUCED BRITTLE FRACTURING IN QUARTZITE, FLEXURES IN CHLORITIC SHALES (LOUGHLIN, 1920, P. 454).


References

Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1982, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 6423, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH.

Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1982, UNPATENTED MINING CLAIMS FILE 233184, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH.

Reference (Deposit): LOUGHLIN, G.F., 1920, IN BUTLER, B.S., AND OTHERS, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 111, P. 454-455.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1950, MINERAL PROPERTY FILE 37.37 F5> COHENOUR, R.E., 1959, SHEEPROCK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UGMS BULL. 63.

Reference (Production): USGS 1917, MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE UNITED STATES