Sacramento Mine

The Sacramento Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,901 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: Sacramento Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,901 Feet (2,713 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.385, -112.26472

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Sacramento Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sacramento Mine


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Ophir District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: U. V. Industries
Home Office: 136 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, Ut. 84111


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: M


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: PIPE


Structure

Type: R
Description: Oquirrh Mtns.

Type: L
Description: Close To Axis Of Ophir Anticline, Near Prominent Rhyolite Porphyry Dike


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: IN EARLY DAYS, ORE ASSAYED 15-40 OZ. AG AND 20-50 PERCENT PB. AROUND 1932 LEAD CARBONATE ORE AVERAGED 21-22 PERCENT PB WITH 40 PERCENT MAX., AG AVERAGED 18-19 OZ./TON, ZN 4 TO 6 PERCENT AND IRON 22 PERCENT. THE ZINC CARBONATE ORES AVERAGED 40 PERCENT ZN WITH 44 PERCENT MAXIMUM, 1 PERCENT CU AND 2 OZ. AG/TON. THE COPPER CARBONATE ORES ASSAYED 22 PERCENT CU. THE SULPHIDE ORES ASSAYED 30 PERCENT ZN, 14 PERCENT PB, 8-10 OZ. UP TO 50 CENTS IN GOLD PER TON MAY OCCUR IN ANY OF THE ORES.


Materials

Gangue: Epidote
Gangue: Actinolite
Gangue: Diopside
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Tremolite
Gangue: Wollastonite
Gangue: Sericite
Gangue: Andradite


Comments

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

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION OF HIDDEN TREASURE, CHICAGO, CLIFF AND SACRAMENTO OVER 3,000,000 DOLLARS

Comment (Deposit): ORE BODY FOLLOWED FISSURES TRENDING SLIGHTLY WEST OF NORTH. THE DEPOSIT BEGAN BELOW THE BASAL SHALE OF THE DESERET LIMESTONE AND DESCENDS TO 300 FT BELOW THE TOP OF THE MADISON LIMESTONE

Comment (Workings): EXTENSIVE WORKINGS

Comment (Deposit): HIDDEN TREASURE, CHICAGO, SACRAMENTO AND CLIFF MINES WERE CONSOLIDATED INTO ONE UNIT BY 1918. PRINCIPAL CLAIMS ARE HIDDEN TREASURE AMENDED, COLUMBIA, CHICAGO NO. 2, SACRAMENTO RED PINE, ANNA, SUMMIT AND HERCULES. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 144-146.

Reference (Deposit): MITCHELL, H.G., 1925, A GEOLOGICAL REPORT ON THE DRY CANYON DIVISION OF THE OPHIR MINING DISTRICT, UTAH: THESIS STANFORD UNIVERSITY.

Reference (Production): GILLULY, J., 1932, P. 145.