Miners Delight Mine

The Miners Delight Mine is a gold mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming at an elevation of 8,491 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: Miners Delight Mine  

State:  Wyoming

County:  Fremont

Elevation: 8,491 Feet (2,588 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 42.53111, -108.68750

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Satelite image of the Miners Delight Mine

Miners Delight Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Miners Delight Mine
Secondary: Miners Delight Group


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Graphite


Location

State: Wyoming
County: Fremont
District: Atlantic City-South Pass District: Sweetwater District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Anticline To The North


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Geology): GOLD BEARING QUARTZ VEINS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH DIKES WHICH CUT SCHIST,QUARTZITE AND SLATE. THE GOLD IS SCATTERED THROUGH THE MATRIX & IN CAVITIES. AMORPHOUS GRAPHITE IS EXTENSIVE.

Comment (Location): CENTER OF SECTION

Comment (Deposit): NATIVE GOLD IS SCATTERED THROUGH THE MATRIX AND IN CAVITIES. MAIN VEIN IS 3-14 FT WIDE. RI 23 SAYS DIP IS TO THE NORTH.


References

Reference (Deposit): Hausel, W.D., 1980, Gold Districts of Wyoming: Geological Survey of Wyoming Report of Investigations No. 23, 71 p.
Pages: p. 14.

Reference (Deposit): Osterwald and others, 1966, Mineral Resources of Wyoming: Geological Survey of Wyoming Bulletin 50, P. 86-87, 95.
Pages: p. 86-87, 95.