Midland Mine

The Midland Mine is a silver, copper, and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,089 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: Midland Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,089 Feet (1,856 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Copper, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.07611, -113.83417

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Satelite image of the Midland Mine

Midland Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Midland Mine
Secondary: Copper Queen
Secondary: Midnight Adit


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Molybdenum


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: State


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Floyd Meyers


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

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range

Type: L
Description: East-West, Steeply Dipping Faults Cut Vein And Displace It For Distances As Great As 5 Ft.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitization


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLE IN MIDNIGHT MINE ASSAYED TRACE OF GOLD, 2.8 02/TON AG, 0.5 PERCENT CU AND 1.0 PERCENT LEAD.


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Jarosite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Siderite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Gypsum


Comments

Comment (Production): SMALL SHIPMENTS WERE MADE IN 1916, 1918, 1919, WHICHAVERAGED 17.4 OZ/TON AG, 0.56 PERCENT CU AND 15.35 PERCENT PB.

Comment (Location): NE SE OF NE

Comment (Workings): MIDNIGHT MINE HAS 660 FT OF DRIFTS, INCLINES AND CROSSCUTS, OTHER ADITS ARE 200 FT, 175 FT, 80 FT. 75 FT., 5 FT AND 3 FT. ALONG WITH NUMEROUS PROSPECT PITS.


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: THOMSON, 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CREEKS: UGMS BULL. 9, P. 24-25

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

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K.C., 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS TO THE DEEP CREEK MOUNTAINS TOOELE AND JUAB CO: UGMS BULL 99

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 177

Reference (Deposit): 1973 RECON UTAH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL 99.

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PP. 177, P. 148

Reference (Reserve-Resource): DOELLING, H.H., 1981, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY