Page Tunnel

The Page Tunnel is a lead, silver, and copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,895 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: Page Tunnel  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,895 Feet (1,492 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.25056, -113.83556

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Satelite image of the Page Tunnel

Page Tunnel MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Page Tunnel
Secondary: Dannie and Page Patented Claims of the Garrison Mining Co. Claim Group


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Secondary: Barium-Barite
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill)


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement Vein
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: Dutch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Ochre Mountain Thrust; High-Angle Reverse Faults In The Tunnel.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitization


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Barite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION DATA UNKNOWN

Comment (Deposit): NOLAN (1935, P.166) MENTIONS TWO ORE ZONES AT APPROXIMATE DISTANCES OF 850 AND 1000 FT. FROM THE PORTAL. THE SECOND ZONE IS "5 FEET OR MORE IN WIDTH."

Comment (Workings): THE ADIT WAS DRIVEN TO INTERSECT THE WESTWARD DOWNDIP (30 DEGREES) PORTION OF THE N30E VEIN WORKED THROUGH THE "PORPHYRY" INCLINE ON THE CONSOLIDATED CLAIM LOCATED THE SOUTH SIDE OF WILSON HILL (GOLD HILL 7.5 MINUTE QUADRANGLE).

Comment (Geology): SPHALERITE AND FENNANITE WERE IDENTIFIED THROUGH MICROSCOPIC EXAMINATION (NOLAN, 1935, P.166).


References

Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, 1981, MINERAL SURVEY NO. 6976: UTAH STATE BLM OFFICE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T. B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S.G.S. PROF. PAPER 177, P.164-166.

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T. B.-PROF. PAPER 17

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T. B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S.G.S. PROF. PAPER 177.