Unknown

The Unknown is a silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,650 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: Unknown  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,650 Feet (1,722 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 40.89167, -113.84000

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Unknown MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Silver Island District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: U.S. Bureau Of Land Management


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

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Great Salt Lake Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: West Limb Of The Campbell Peak Anticline


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Marblization


Rocks

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

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

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): DEEP SHAFT AND SHORT ADIT (25 FT.)

Comment (Deposit): MINERALIZATION ASSOCIATED WITH NEARBY DIKE ; INFO.SRC : 3 FIELD OBSERV


References

Reference (Deposit): SCHAEFFER, F.E., 1960. GEOL. OF THE SILVER ISLAND MTS.: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK 15.

Reference (Production): TRIPP, B., 1980. UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY; ON SITE INVESTIGATION

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B., 1980. UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY; ON SITE INVESTIGATION.