Wilson Consolidated Mine

The Wilson Consolidated Mine is a gold, bismuth, and tungsten mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,230 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: Wilson Consolidated Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,230 Feet (1,899 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Bismuth, Tungsten

Lat, Long: 40.1125, -113.83556

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Wilson Consolidated Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Wilson Consolidated Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Bismuth
Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Floyd Meyers


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1914
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: North-South Normal Faults


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Bleaching, Argillitization, Chloritization


Rocks

Name: Volcanic Breccia (Agglomerate)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Stolzite
Ore: Jarosite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Gold
Ore: Bismutite
Ore: Bismuthinite
Ore: Scheelite
Gangue: Diopside
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Orthoclase


Comments

Comment (Production): SEVERAL SMALL SHIPMENTS OF HIGH GRADE ORE IN 1914 AND 1917; ONE SHIPMENT OF 4.33 TONS OF CONCENTRATES CONTAINED 12.43 PERCENT BI AND $9/TON IN GOLD; LESS THAN 150 UNITS WO3 RECOVERED

Comment (Workings): VERTICAL RANGE OF WORKINGS IS 75 FT. 5 SHAFTS TO SURFACE, SOME PITS AND A SECOND 45 FT ADIT TO EAST. CROSSCUTS AND SHALLOW WINZES OR INCLINED SHAFTS.

Comment (Location): NW SE OF SE 1/4


References

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PP. 111

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

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K.C., 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CREEK MTN. TOOELE AND JUAB CO., UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY, BULL. 99

Reference (Deposit): EVERETT, F.D., 1961, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN UTAH: BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 8014

Reference (Deposit): 1920 RECON B.S. BUTLER, PROF. PAPER 111, P. 482

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP T.B. NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 177, P. 138-140

Reference (Deposit): 1961 RECON U.S. BUREAU OF MINES IC 8014

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935; EVERETT, F.D., 1961

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