Mormon Chief

The Mormon Chief is a silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,776 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: Mormon Chief  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,776 Feet (2,370 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 40.32889, -112.22861

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Satelite image of the Mormon Chief

Mormon Chief MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Mormon Chief


Commodity

Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Camp Floyd District (Mercur)


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Plutonic Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Plutonic Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): THE GRECIAN BEND CLAIM ADJOINS THE MORMON CHIEF.

Comment (Workings): 1,000 FT OF WORKINGS


References

Reference (Deposit): SPURR,J. & EMMONS,S.F., 1895, USGS 16TH ANN. REPORT, PT. 2, P. 356.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 03-18-1958