Brooklyn Mine

The Brooklyn Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,799 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: Brooklyn Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,799 Feet (2,682 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.39333, -112.27222

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Brooklyn Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Brooklyn Mine


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Ophir District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


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: Oquirrh Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: PODS


Structure

Type: R
Description: Oquirrh Mtns.

Type: L
Description: Ophir Anticline


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAY 1910-1932: 11 PERCENT PB, 4 PERCENT CU, 6 OZ./TON AG, 1.30 DOLLARS/TON AU


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Gold


Comments

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

Comment (Production): 40,000 DOLLARS REPRODUCTION IN 1925, PRODUCTION IN 1916, 1920

Comment (Deposit): ORE CONCENTRATED IN LIMESTONE BEDS JUST ABOVE THE LONG TRAIL SHALE MBR., TO PRODUCTIVE BEDS, ONE 140 FT. STRATIGRAPHICALLY HIGHER THAN THE OTHER.

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF TUNNEL WHICH WAS ONLY PARTIALLY ACCESSIBLE IN 1932, 1000 FT OF TUNNEL WAS ACCESSIBLE


References

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 151-152.

Reference (Deposit): USGS, 1916, 1920, MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE UNITED STATES:

Reference (Deposit): MITCHELL, H.G., 1925, A GEOLOGICAL REPORT ON THE DRY CANYON DIVISION OF THE OPHIR MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: THESIS STANFORD UNIVERSITY.

Reference (Deposit): USGS, 1916, 1920, 1925, MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE UNITED STATES.

Reference (Production): USGS, 1916, 1920, 1925