Congar Hill Property

The Congar Hill Property is a mercury mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,301 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: Congar Hill Property  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,301 Feet (2,530 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Mercury

Lat, Long: 39.92778, -113.91667

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Satelite image of the Congar Hill Property

Congar Hill Property MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Congar Hill Property
Secondary: Congar Hill #1-5


Commodity

Primary: Mercury
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Barium-Barite
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Willow Springs District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Dan Probert


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1940
Discovery Year: 1930
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


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin & Range

Type: L
Description: Rocky Springs Thrust Fault Places Cambrian Units Over Devonian Thrust Strikes N60w & Dips 50-55 Sw


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Cinnabar
Ore: Metacinnabar
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Stibnite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Sphalerite
Gangue: Barite
Gangue: Siderite


Comments

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF AN ADIT, AN INCLINE SHAFT, A SMALL GLORY HOLE, AND 3 OPEN PITS

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES UNKNOWN

Comment (Deposit): ORE IS IN DOLOMITE BRECCIA CEMENTED WITH SPARSELY DISTRIBUTED BARITE & CINNABAR.


References

Reference (Deposit): THOMPSON, K.C., MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CREEK MTNS, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UNIV. OF UTAH PH.D. DISSERTATION (UNPUBLISHED).

Reference (Deposit): EVERTS, M.L., 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UGMS.

Reference (Deposit): UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY, (N.D.), REPORT OF INVESTIGATION 117: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): 1920 RECON BUTLER, B.S., USGS PP 111

Reference (Deposit): 1966 GEO MAP UGMS BULL. 77 & 99

Reference (Deposit): 1977 RECON UGMS R.I. 117

Reference (Deposit): 1979 GEOC HEM DOE GJBX-8 (80)

Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1977, MINERAL OCCURRENCES IN EMERGENCY WITHDRAWAL AREA: BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT.