North Pass Area

The North Pass Area is a silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,001 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: North Pass Area  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 40.03833, -113.86500

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Satelite image of the North Pass Area

North Pass Area MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: North Pass Area
Secondary: Sunday Group


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Willow Springs District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: North Pass Left Lateral Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Middle Cambrian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 10 OZ/TON AG


Materials

Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Siderite
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Jarosite


Comments

Comment (Workings): IN BAGLEY GULCH - TWO SHAFTS, ONE ADIT, TWO PROSPECT PITS. IN NORTH PASS CANYON - ONE PROSPECT PIT AND A SHAFT.

Comment (Location): CLAIMS: SILVER DICK LODE, BURRO LODE, NATIVE SILVER LODE, SUNDAY GROUP CONSIST OF 16 CLAIMS IN BAGLEY GULCH.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: ABERCROMBIE FM CONSIST OF LIMESTONE WITH INTERBEDDED SANDSTONE AND SHALE.


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN,T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 177

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K. C., 1973 , MINERAL DEP OF DEEP CK MTNS, TOOELE & JUAB CO., UTAH: UTAH GEOL & MINER SURV BULL 99 , P. 29 - 30

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 03-30-1955