Utah Bunker Hill Mine

The Utah Bunker Hill Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,362 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: Utah Bunker Hill Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,362 Feet (1,939 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.63944, -112.58639

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Satelite image of the Utah Bunker Hill Mine

Utah Bunker Hill Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Utah Bunker Hill Mine
Secondary: Salt Lake and Mamie Claims


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Free Coinage


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Golden Globe Consolidated Mines Co.


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: Basin And Mountains, Stansbury Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Deseret Anticline

Type: L
Description: Broad Canyon Reverse Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): CAVED-IN ADIT; PARALLELED THE BEDDING AND ENTERS THE HILLSIDE WITH A S12W BEARING (RIGBY, J.K., 1958, P. 125). THERE IS ALSO A 537 FT. ADIT ON THE RIDGE.

Comment (Deposit): THE SALT LAKE AND MAMIE CLAIMS (RECORD NO. DC12118) WERE PART OF THE UTAH BUNKER HILL UNPATENTED MINING CLAIM GROUP. ; INFO.SRC : 3 FIELD OBSERV; 2 UNPUB REPT; 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. RES. REPT. 1925; 1930; 1931; 1934; 1940; 1941

Reference (Deposit): MESSENGER, H.M. III, 1980, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION,: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): RIGBY, J.K., 1958, GEOLOGY OF THE STANSBURY MOUNTAINS, TOOELE CO., UTAH: GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO. 13

Reference (Deposit): USBM YEARBOOKS, 1940, 1941

Reference (Deposit): 1980 GEOLMAP UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVE

Reference (Production): USBM YEARBOOKS 1939, 1940, 1941