Georgia Lyn Mine

The Georgia Lyn Mine is a lead, silver, and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,171 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: Georgia Lyn Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,171 Feet (1,576 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.83667, -112.79250

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Satelite image of the Georgia Lyn Mine

Georgia Lyn Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Georgia Lyn Mine
Secondary: Bobcat
Secondary: Calutah Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Lakeside Mining District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Don B. Reeder


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
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: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Smithsonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): ACCESS BY VERTICAL SHAFT WITH LEVELS AT 65, 100 AND 125 FT. WITH A TOTAL OF 1,479 FEET OF WORKINGS

Comment (Location): LOCATION GIVEN IS A REPRESENTATIVE POINT

Comment (Deposit): SCATTERED DUNES

Comment (Workings): NO WORKINGS


References

Reference (Deposit): MCCARTHY, B.M., 1976, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): HEYL, A.V., 1963, OXIDIZED ZINC DEPOSITS OF THE UNITED STATES-UTAH: USGS BULL. 1135-B.

Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINER. SURV. OFR-22.

Reference (Deposit): TESELLE, R., 1974, GEOL. AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SOUTHERN LAKESIDE MINING DISTRICT: UNPUBLISHED REPORT.

Reference (Deposit): 1963 RECON HEYL, A.V., BULL. 1135-B

Reference (Production): PERRY, L.I., 1976, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SUR. OFR-22.