New Bulhon Mine

The New Bulhon Mine is a lead and zinc mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,224 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: New Bulhon Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,224 Feet (2,202 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.00167, -112.26417

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New Bulhon Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: New Bulhon Mine
Secondary: Balhinch Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Silver
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: North Tintic 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
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1897
Discovery Year: 1887
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: Thomas Mountains - Tintic Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Bedrock (N10e, 30-35w), Fissure (N70e), New Bulltion Fault (N60w,45sw) Vert. Displacement 2000 Ft. Hori. Displacement 1700 Ft.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Almost Complete Oxidation Of Ore


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: FIVE ASSAYS: TRACE-.015 OZ/TON AU, 3.5-7.1 OZ/TON AG,20.33-40.2 PERCENT PB, 7.2-9.8 PERCENT INSOL., 14.5-22.8 PERCENT ZINC, .6-2.4 PERCENTS. 6.5-13.45 PERCENT FE


Materials

Ore: Cerussite
Ore: Hemimorphite
Ore: Smithsonite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Calamine
Gangue: Dolomite


Comments

Comment (Location): NW OF SE SE

Comment (Production): $35,000 NET IN LEAD AND ZINE IN 1897

Comment (Workings): A 370 FT. ADIT A WINZE WHICH EXTENDS 200 FT. BELOW THE ADIT LEVEL AND A STOPE TO THE SURFACE ALONG WITH OTHER MINOR WORKINGS

Comment (Commodity): SULPHIDES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH DOLOMITE SPAR


References

Reference (Deposit): COOK, D.R., 1957, GEOLOGY OF THE EAST TINTIC MOUNTAINS AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE TINTIC MINING DISTRICT: UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK 12.

Reference (Deposit): LINDGREN, W. AND LOUGHLIN, G.F., 1919, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE TINTIC MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PA. 107.

Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B.T., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): 1961 GEOLMAP DISBROW, A.E. GQ-14

Reference (Production): COOK, D.R. (ED), 1957, GEOLOGY OF EAST TINTIC MOUNTAINS: GUIDEBOOK TO UTAH NUMBER 12, P. 140