Daisy Mine

The Daisy Mine is a gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,679 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: Daisy Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,679 Feet (1,731 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.31333, -112.27333

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Daisy Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Daisy Mine
Secondary: Norma Mine
Secondary: West Dip No. 1 Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Mercur District (West Dip Area)


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Year Last Production: 1917
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: Southern Oquirrh Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: On West Limb Of Ophir Anticline


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

Analytical Data: ASSAYED BETWEEN FOUR TO EIGHT DOLLARS PER TON


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Geology): UPPER SECTION OF HANGING WALL IS ALLUVIUM

Comment (Development): MILL COMPLETED IN 1897, BANKRUPT IN 1900, REORGANIZED AS NORMA GOLD MINING CO. AND MINING RENEWED IN 1913, MINING ENDED IN 1917 WITH DESTRUCTION OF MILL BY FIRE

Comment (Workings): FOUR SHAFTS AT PRESENT, ORIGINALLY TWO SHAFTS; WERE EACH ABOUT 700 FEET DEEP

Comment (Location): LOCATION CHECKED BY PATENTED CLAIM PLATS ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1975

Comment (Commodity): ORE DIFFICULT TO TREAT


References

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 80, P. 139.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., 1920, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 111, P. 387.

Reference (Deposit): BISSELL, H.J. (ED.), 1959, GEOLOGY OF THE SOUTHERN OQUIRRH MOUNTAINS AND FIVEMILE PASS-NORTHERN BOULTER MOUNTAIN AREA, TOOELE AND UTAH CO.: UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK NO. 14.

Reference (Deposit): USGS, 1916, MINERAL RESERVES OF THE UNITED STATES

Reference (Deposit): HIGGINS, W.C., (ED.), 1899, THE SALT LAKE MINING REVIEW, AP. 15, P. 10.

Reference (Deposit): HOWARD, L.O., 1913, CYANIDING ON THE WEST DIP, MERCUR: THE SALT LAKE MINING REVIEW, SEPT. 30, P. 13-16.