Upper Vindicator Canyon Mines

The Upper Vindicator Canyon Mines is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,600 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: Upper Vindicator Canyon Mines  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.88972, -112.81889

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Satelite image of the Upper Vindicator Canyon Mines

Upper Vindicator Canyon Mines MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Upper Vindicator Canyon Mines


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Lakeside Mining District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Gray, Robert


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

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Lakeside Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Ordovician

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Smithsonite


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES NOT KNOWN

Comment (Location): PORTAL OF LOWER WORKING

Comment (Workings): CONSISTS OF FOUR ADITS AND ONE PROSPECT, ADIT ON NORTH IS LARGEST, HAVING AT LEAST 1110 FT. OF WORKINGS EXCLUDING WINZES AND STOPES.


References

Reference (Deposit): DOELLING, H.H., 1964. GEOL. OF THE N. END OF THE LAKESIDE MTNS. AND GRASSY MTNS. AND VICINITY: UNIV. OF UTAH PH.D. THESIS.

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B.T., 1980. ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV.

Reference (Deposit): 1964 GEOLMAP UNIV. OF UTAH PH.D. THESI