Francis Property

The Francis Property is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,699 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: Francis Property  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,699 Feet (1,737 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 39.97917, -113.18028

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Francis Property MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Francis Property


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: J. F. Cannon
Home Office: Salt Lake City, Ut.


Production

Year: 1925
Material type: ORE
Description: Ap_Grade: ^19,000 Lbs Zn


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1894
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: Dugway Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: TWO CHANNEL SAMPLES: 0.66 & 3.04 OZ/TON AG, 2.6 & 8.74% PB, 18.3 & 7.99% ZN, 0.65 & 0.28% CU


Materials

Ore: Smithsonite
Ore: Cerussite
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Barite
Gangue: Clay


Comments

Comment (Production): ALSO PRODUCED 2.54 OZ. AU; 688 OZ. AG.

Comment (Deposit): TWO VEINS 350 FT. APART, ONE IN TRAILER LS., THE OTHER IN THE FANDANGLE LS. BOTH ARE NEAR THE CONTACT OF THE TWO FORMATIONS

Comment (Workings): TWO VEINS: SE VEIN-160 FT. TUNNEL; NW VEIN: TWO TRENCHES (48 & 30 FT.), 105 FT ADIT, TWO SHAFTS


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: STAATZ & CARR, 1964, USGS PP 415

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 415, 1964

Reference (Deposit): 1920 RECON BUTLER, USGS PP 111

Reference (Deposit): 1956 GEOLMAP STAATZ & CARR, IN USGS PP 415, 1964

Reference (Production): STAATZ M.H., AND CARR, W.J., 1964, U.S.G.S. PROF. PAP. 415

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H., CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOL. & MIN. DEP. OF THOMAS & DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB-TOOELE CO., UT: USGS PP. 415