Jim Fisk Mine Nw

The Jim Fisk Mine Nw is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,598 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: Jim Fisk Mine Nw  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,598 Feet (2,316 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.37944, -112.24694

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Jim Fisk Mine Nw MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Jim Fisk Mine Nw


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Ophir District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


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: Uinta Extension


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Fissures, Fractures And Faults


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitization, Limonitization,Sericitization And Silicification


Rocks

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

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Silver
Ore: Galena
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Dolomite
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Talc


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THE PRINCIPAL ORE BODIES ARE THE REPLACEMENT MASSES ALONG FISSURES IN LIMESTONES; INTERCALATIONS OF PULVERIZED SHALES ARE COMMON IN LIMESTONES; SHALES ARE SERICITIZED AND KAOLINITIZED; VEINS OF QUARTZ AND CALCITE UPTO 1 INCH THICK ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 3 FIELD OBSERV

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1977)

Comment (Workings): ONE ADIT, CAVED AND INACCESSIBLE; FEW SMALL PITS AND TRENCHES

Comment (Geology): THE TUNNEL IS LOCATED ON THE NORTHWESTERN LIMITS OF JIM FISK FISSURE; WALLROCKS ARE HIGHLY DEFORMED AND ALTERED; THE ORE IS HIGHLY OXIDIZED


References

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1905, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE BINGHAM MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 38, 410 P.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., ET. AL., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 111, 672 P.

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 173, 171 P.

Reference (Deposit): STOKES, W.L., 1963, GEOLOGIC MAP OF NORTH WESTERN UTAH: WILLIAM AND HEINTZ MAP CORPORATION, WASHINGTON 27, D.C.