Albert Mine

The Albert Mine is a silver, copper, and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,308 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: Albert Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,308 Feet (1,618 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Copper, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.08583, -113.77389

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Albert Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Albert Mine
Secondary: Minnehaha Group
Secondary: Hancock


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Arsenic


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton District


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


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


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): 190 FT ADIT; 30 FT, 10 FT, AND 30 FT DECLINES, ANOTHER SHORT ADIT OF UNKNOWN LENGTH, MANY PITS AND CUTS

Comment (Location): NW NW OF SW

Comment (Production): IN 1912 AND 1925 SMALL SHIPMENTS CONTAINED $1.60 IN GOLD, 6-7 OZ/TON SILVER AND FROM 5-16 PERCENT COPPER

Comment (Deposit): JASPEROID LEDGE EXTENDS 1500 FT ALONG OUTCROP AND THERE ARE MANY MINERALIZED FISSURE ZONES WITHIN IT.


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S. GEOL. SURV. PROF. PA. 177, PP 127-8

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, PROF. PAPER 17

Reference (Production): NOLAN, T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PP. 177, P. 127

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