Wandering Jew Mine

The Wandering Jew Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,979 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: Wandering Jew Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,979 Feet (2,432 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.38583, -112.27750

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Wandering Jew Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Wandering Jew Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead


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: Oquirrh Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: OTHER, UNKNOWN


Structure

Type: R
Description: Near Crest Of Ophir Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

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

Comment (Production): A FEW HUNDRED TONS OF 30 OZ./TON AG AND 35% PB PRODUCED

Comment (Workings): 4200 FT. OF WORKINGS BY 1932


References

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J, 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 121.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., ET. AL., 1920, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 111, P. 367.

Reference (Production): GILLULY, J., 1932, P. 121