Probert Mine

The Probert Mine is a mercury 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: Probert Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

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

Primary Mineral: Mercury

Lat, Long: 40.45027, -113.12504

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Probert Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Probert Mine
Secondary: Congar Hill Mine


Commodity

Primary: Mercury
Tertiary: Antimony
Tertiary: Barium-Barite


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Marysvale District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Dan Probert
Years: 1944 -

Owner Name: Dan Probert, Blake Probert


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1937
Discovery Year: 1932
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Cinnabar
Gangue: Stibnite
Unknown: Barite


Comments

Comment (Production): DEPOSIT DISCOVERED IN EARLY 1930'S. TOTAL PRODUCTION LESS THAN 200 FLASKS

Comment (Development): RETORT

Comment (Deposit): ERRATICALLY MINERALIZED ZONE.

Comment (Workings): 30 BY 40 FT OPEN CUT. 132 FT. ADIT. ONE SMALL WINZE AND ONE SHALLOW SHAFT.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: CINNABAR ASSOC. WITH BARITE VEIN IN FRACTURED DOLOMITE ON A FAULT. MODERATELY DIPPING PALEOZOIC LIMESTONE AND SHALE INTRUDED BY GRANITIC ROCK.


References

Reference (Production): USBM DATA

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

Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD AND O'FARRELL, 1932

Reference (Deposit): U.S. 88TH CONGR. 2ND SESS., 1964, COMM. INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS. COMM. PRINT 26-976