Cardiff Claims Mine

The Cardiff Claims Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,840 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: Cardiff Claims Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,840 Feet (1,780 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.20056, -113.83583

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Cardiff Claims Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Cardiff Claims Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) Distric


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Douglas Fox


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: 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: Dutch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin And Range


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Production): ORE LOADING FACILITIES INDICATE SOME PRODUCTION. NO FIGURES AVAILABLE.

Comment (Deposit): VEIN HAS VARIABLE DIP

Comment (Workings): A 363 FT (INCLUDING MINOR CROSSCUTS) ADIT WITH 2 WINZES (15 FT, 35 FT) AND A 40 FT RAISE IS THE PRINCIPAL WORKING, A PIT, TRENCH, AN D FOUR CLOSELY-SPACED SHORT (10-30 FT) ADITS ARE NORTHWEST OF THE ADIT.

Comment (Location): SW OF NE SE


References

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

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN, T. B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: U.S.G.S. PROFESSIONAL PAPER NO. 177

Reference (Deposit): 1935 GEOLMAP NOLAN, T. B., PROF. PAPER 177, P1.2

Reference (Deposit): 1980 MINEMAP UGMS, OPEN FILE

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