Calumet Mine

The Calumet Mine is a lead, silver, and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,981 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: Calumet Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,981 Feet (1,823 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.44778, -112.33028

Map: View on Google Maps


Satelite image of the Calumet Mine

Calumet Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Calumet Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Rush Valley District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Snyder Mines Inc.
Home Office: C/O Combined Metals Reduction, Inc., P.O. Box 150, Salt Lake City, Ut. 84110


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
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: Oquirrh Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: OTHER, UNKNOWN


Structure

Type: R
Description: Oquirrh Mtn.

Type: L
Description: On Intersection Of A Fissure With A Favorable Limestone Bed


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: WWI ASSAY: 18% PB, .25% CU, 12 OZ. AG, 2.50 DOLLARS/TON AU


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Gold
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1977

Comment (Commodity): LIGHER GOLD ASSAY THAN ANY OTHER MINE IN DISTRICT

Comment (Production): FROM WORLD WAR 1 TO 1920 60,000 DOLLARS WORTH OF ORE PRODUCED; PRODUCTION STOPPED IN 1964

Comment (Deposit): INTERSECTION OF FISSURE (N 20 W, 85E) AND LIMESTONE BED (N70W, 70N)

Comment (Workings): SHAFT 600 FT. DEEP, FLOODED AND INACCESSIBLE IN 1932


References

Reference (Deposit): HEYL, A.V., 1963, OXIDIZED ZINC DEPOSITS OF THE UNITED STATES - PART 2, UTAH: USGS BULL. 1135-B, P. 60.

Reference (Deposit): USGS, 1918-1920, MINERAL RESERVES OF THE UNITED STATES

Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1934, 1935, 1940-1953, 1963, 1964, MINERAL YEARBOOK OF THE UNITED STATES

Reference (Production): GILLULY, J., 1932 AND USGS, 1918-1920 AND USBM, 1934-1964

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 159.