Unknown

The Unknown is a mercury mine located in Tooele county, Utah.

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: Unknown  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Mercury

Lat, Long: 40.64361, -112.59528

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Unknown MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown


Commodity

Primary: Mercury


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Free Coinage


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: F And H Development Co.

Owner Name: Chief Consolidated Mining Co.
Home Office: New York, Ny.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1957
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: STRINGERS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Jasperization


Rocks

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Ordovician


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATED ON MINE SYMBOL IN TOWNSHIP

Comment (Workings): SHALLOW PITS, SHAFTS, BULLDOZER CUTS.


References

Reference (Deposit): BAILEY, E.H., USGS, PERSONAL FILES