Black Hawk Mine

The Black Hawk Mine is a lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,949 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: Black Hawk Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,949 Feet (2,118 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 39.94528, -112.40194

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Satelite image of the Black Hawk Mine

Black Hawk Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Hawk Mine
Secondary: R.E. Plough Property


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Blue Bell District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Jerry Prestwich


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: 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

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Accessory Fissures (N 60-70 E, N, N 20 E, E) Surrounding Strata (Ew, Low N)


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Partily Oxidized Ore


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Deposit): FRACTURE-CONTROLLED MINERALIZATION NORTH-SOUTH, NORTHEAST, AND EAST-WEST STRIKING FAULTS HAVE BRECCIATED THE QUARTZITE IN THE NE WALL OF A N40 W, S 55 W FAULT. ALONG FAULTS AND ADJACENT BEDDING PLANES.

Comment (Workings): NUMEROUS SHAFTS AND ADITS

Comment (Production): 27 TONS, INCLUIDS PROD. FROM THE NEW ECLIPSE CLAIM IN 1952. ALL OF THIS WAS PB ORE. MOST OF THE PRODUCTION FROM THIS DISTRICT IS FROM THE BLACK HAWK MINE.


References

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAW OF MINES, MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1948-1952.

Reference (Deposit): HEIKES, V.C., 1920, BLUE BELL DISTRICT IN BUTLER, B.S., AND OTHERS, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 111, P. 431.

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. 3, 1981, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Production): USBM MINERAL YEARBOOLS. 1949-1952.

Reference (Deposit): COHENOUR, R.E., 1959, SHEEPROCK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY BULL. 68, P.116.