Roy Mine

The Roy Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,201 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: Roy Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,201 Feet (2,195 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.00722, -113.87028

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Roy Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Roy Mine
Secondary: Lead Carbonate


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Iron


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
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: BEDDED, VEINLETS & BLEBS


Structure

Type: L
Description: A Large Transverse Fault Striking East Is Exposed 1/4 Mi. North.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Complete Oxidation At The Surface. Limestone Locally Dolomitized.


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: IN 8 TONS OF ORE IN 1917 : 18 OZ OF AG AND 37 % PB. 1973 - TRACE - 0.015 OZ/TON AU, 0.4 - 44.4 OZ/TON AG, 1 - 43 % PB


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Smithsonite
Gangue: Limestone


Comments

Comment (Deposit): PROSPECTING HAS ALSO BEEN DONE ON THE PROSPECT MT AND BUSBY QUARTZITES

Comment (Workings): ELEVEN ADITS, TWO SHAFTS, ONE PROSPECT AND TWO INCLINE SHAFTS.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: ABERCROMBIE FM CONSIST OF THIN BEDDED TO MASSIVE LIMESTONE AND INTERBEDDED SHALE

Comment (Location): CLAIMS: ROY NOS. 1 - 5 , SLEUTH LODE, COUNTY LODE, CAROLINE LODE, DIXIE LODE


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN,T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 167.

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K. C., 1973 , MINERAL DEP. OF DEEP CK MTNS, TOOELE & JUAB CO., UTAH: UTAH GEOL & MINER SURV BULL 99 , P. 31 - 35

Reference (Deposit): PERRY,L.I. & MCCARTHY,B.M., 1977, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., ECON. GEOL. SECT., OPEN-FILE REPT. NO. 22, P. 473-477.

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