Bald Eagle Claim

The Bald Eagle Claim 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: Bald Eagle Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

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

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 39.98278, -113.17750

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Bald Eagle Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bald Eagle Claim
Secondary: Raymond-Bald Eagle Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

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


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
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 & Range

Type: L
Description: Numerous Faults Trending N,Ne, And E, These Faults Cut Off By Nw Trending Buckhorn Thrust Fault


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Fandangle Ls Altered To Dolomite


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: THIN SECTION: 50% HEMIMORPHITE, 20% HEMATITE, 20% CAVITIES, 5% CERRUSITE, 5% QTZ.


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION

Comment (Workings): OPEN CUT (25-15-10 FT), INCLINED SHAFT, TRENCHES, SHORT ADITS SHAFT NOT ACCESSABLE

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: FANDANGLE LS IS HIGHLY DOLOMITIZED.


References

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H. AND CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOL & MIN. DEPOSITS OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB & TOOELE CO., UTAH: USGS PROF. P 415, P 178-179

Reference (Deposit): HEYL, A.V., 1963, OXIDIZED ZINC DEPOSITS OF U.S.: USGS BULL. 1135-B, PB 53-54

Reference (Deposit): 1964 GEOLMAP STAATZ & CARR, 1964, USGS PP 41

Reference (Production): EADS, J.P., 1981, UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY: ON SITE INVEST.