Imperial Lead Mine

The Imperial Lead Mine is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,020 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: Imperial Lead Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,020 Feet (1,835 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 39.90222, -112.74222

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Imperial Lead Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Imperial Lead Mine
Secondary: Doller Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Erickson District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Noranda Exploration, Inc.

Owner Name: Roy Hintze, Jackson Folmer


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

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Production): VERY LIMITED PRODUCTION,NO FIGURES AVAILABLE, FOR 1915, 1927, 1928.

Comment (Workings): FIVE SHAFT ADITS WITH ASSOCIATED OPEN CUTS AND PITS. THE TOTAL LENGTH OF DRIFTING IS APPROX. 500 FT. (USBM, 1948).


References

Reference (Production): USGS, MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE U.S., 1924-1928; USBM MINERAL PROPARTY FILE 37.47

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1948, MINERAL PROPERTY FILE 37.47.

Reference (Deposit): COHENOUR, R.B.,1959, SHEEPROCK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE AND JUAB COUNTIES, UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY BULL. 63.