Sultana Mine

The Sultana Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,130 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: Sultana Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,130 Feet (2,478 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.97556, -112.52000

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Sultana Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sultana Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Columbia District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: New Sultana Mining Co.

Owner Name: Micah Mines Inc.


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: Slate
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1912 ASSAY OF VEIN MATERIAL: 60 CENTS AU PER TON, 5 OZ. AG PER TON, 48% PB, 28% GR


Materials

Ore: Galena
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Specularite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): LIMITED PRODUCTION, RECORDED WITH OTHER PROPERTIES IN 1913, 1915, AND 1916. TWO CARS OF ZN ORE WERE SHIPPED TO THE BAVER MILL BY JOSEPH MARSHALL IN 1946

Comment (Deposit): GALENA-SPECULARITE-PYRITE-QUARTZ VEINS IN QUARTZITE, SLATE AND TILLITE

Comment (Workings): AT LEAST FOUR ADITS, OF WHICH THE WESTERN AND EASTERN ARE CAVED. AN ADIT WITHIN 250-300 FT. OF THE PRINCIPAL ADIT IS ALSO CAVED. THE PRINCIPAL ADIT AGGREGATES ABOUT 300 FT. OF WORKINGS. PITS AND CUTS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE ADITS.


References

Reference (Production): USGS MIN. RES. OF U.S., 1913, 1915, 1916; USBM MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1946

Reference (Deposit): COHENOUR, R.E., 1959, SHEEPROCK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES: UGMS BULL. 63. P. 115-116

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

Reference (Deposit): HEIKES, V.C., 1920, IN BUTLER, B.S., AND OTHERS, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER III, P.429