Eastside Mine

The Eastside Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,999 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: Eastside Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.3625, -112.24306

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Eastside Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Eastside Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Ophir District; Lion Hill Area.


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: F And S Co., Inc.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1922
Year Last Production: 1941
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

Form: IRREGULAR

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: Fissures, Fractures, And Folds


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Dolomitization And Silicification


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: PB 35 PERCENT
Analytical Data: AU $6-$8/TON
Analytical Data: AG 300 OZ/TON TO AS HIGH AS 6,000 OZ/TON


Materials

Ore: Cerargyrite
Ore: Gold
Ore: Plumbojarosite
Gangue: Talc
Gangue: Fluorite
Gangue: Barite
Gangue: Gypsum
Gangue: Dolomite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Chlorite


Comments

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

Comment (Deposit): MINERALIZED ZONE LIES JUST BELOW THE LONG TRAIL SHALE MEMBER IN THE LOWER PART OF THE 'GREAT BLUE' LIMESTONES, ON THE EASTERN FLANK OF THE OPHIR ANTICLINE. THE ORE DEPOSIT OCCURS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THE JASPEROID. THE ORE IS PRACTICALLY ALL OXIDIZED. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 3 FIELD OBSERV

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES ARE NOT AVAILABLE

Comment (Workings): ADIT AND DRIFTS; CAVED AND INACCESSIBLE

Comment (Deposit): ORE ZONES ARE LOCALIZED IN FISSURES WITH JASPEROID FILLINGS; WALLROCKS ARE HIGHLY ALTERED AND DEFORMED; ORE IS COMPLETELY OXIDIZED.

Comment (Geology): WALLROCKS ARE DEFORMED AND ALTERED. LIMESTONES ARE DARK GRAY, DOLOMITIC, SILICIFIED AND LIMONITIC. SHALES ARE GREENISH GRAY TO BLACK, CARBONACEOUS, KAOLINITIC, SERICITIC AND SILICEOUS. VEINS OF JASPEROID, CALCITE AND QUARTZ HAVE IMPREGNATED THE WALLROCKS.


References

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES: U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 173, 167P.

Reference (Deposit): BISSELL, H.J., ET. AL., 1959, GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO. 14, UT. GEOL. SOC.: U.G.M.S. BULL. 14, 262P.

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

Reference (Deposit): SPURR, J.E., 1895, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE MERCUR MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S.G.S. 16TH. ANN. REPT., PT. 2, 454P.

Reference (Production): GILLULY, J., 1932, P.140-141