Southport Mine

The Southport Mine is a lead, copper, gold, and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,361 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: Southport Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,361 Feet (1,634 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Copper, Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.46389, -112.34583

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Satelite image of the Southport Mine

Southport Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Southport Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Rush Valley District


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
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: Qguirrh Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: OTHER, UNKNOWN


Structure

Type: R
Description: Between Ophir Anticline And Pole Canyon Syncline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Eocene

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 15 % PB, .7 % CU, 5 OZ./TON AG, 40 CENTS/TON AU


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1977

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION TO 1932 PROBABLY LESS THAN 30,000 DOLLARS

Comment (Development): CONNECTED WITH MAIN DRAIN TUNNEL LEVEL OF HONORINE MINE

Comment (Workings): ENTRANCE TO MINE THROUGH SHAFT


References

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

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., ET. AL.,1920, ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 111, P. 364A, 364B.

Reference (Production): GILLULY, J., 1932, P. 164.