Silver No. 8 Prospect

The Silver No. 8 Prospect is a silver and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,539 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: Silver No. 8 Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,539 Feet (1,993 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 39.97556, -112.73861

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Silver No. 8 Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver No. 8 Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Arizona Cons. Gold And Copper Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Jarosite
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): PYRITE IN SILICIFIED LIMESTONE; SILICIFICATION AND MINERALIZATION PARALLELS N 63 W, 27 NE BEDDING.

Comment (Workings): ADIT AT LEAST 230 FT. IN LENGTH (EST. , END OF ADIT NOT REACHED), DRIVEN N40 E TO INTERSECT 27 DEGREE INCLINED SHAFT. THE INCLINED SHAFT AT LEAST 50 FT. IN LENGTH AND IS DRIVEN DOWN THE DIP OF THE ORE.


References

Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1982, UNMPATENTED MINING CLAIM FILO 202862, UTAH STATE OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH.

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M.,3, 1982, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS

Reference (Deposit): THOMAS, G.H., 1958, THE GEOLOGY OF INDIAN SPRINGS QUADRANGLE, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UNPUB. BYU THESIS, PROVO, UTAH.