Cyclone Mine

The Cyclone Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,040 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: Cyclone Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,040 Feet (1,841 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.07278, -113.82111

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Cyclone Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Cyclone Mine


Commodity

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


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Hilda And Danene Probert


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: DISCONTINUOUS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Granite Porphyry Adjacent To The Vein Has Been Considerably Altered, Fspr To Clay, Groundmass To A Fine-Grain Aggregate Of Qtz And A Little Sericite. Oxidation To Depth Of 45 Ft


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Eocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AVG. 0.03 OZ/TON AU, 6 OZ/TON AG 0.4 - 8.2 % PB, 0.5 - 1.7 % CU, 0.5 - 3.8 % ZN, 0.5 - 7.3 % AS FROM NOLAN, T.B., 1935 . ANALYSIS BY THOMSON, K. C., 1973 - TRACE - 0.03 OZ/TON AU, TRACE TO 10.0 OZ/TON AG


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Chalcanthite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Jarosite
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): VEINS STRIKING N-S CONTAINS GOUGE, VEINS STRIKING EAST OF NORTH CONTAINS QTZ AND SULFIDES. DRIFT FROM INCLINE SHAFT DISCLOSED FIVE ORE SHOOTS.

Comment (Workings): AN INCLINE SHAFT, 400 FT OF DRIFT, RAISES

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: QTZ MONZ CUT BY A GRANITE PORPHYRY DIKE (LIGHT GREENISH-GRAY ROCK CONTAINING QTZ PHENOCRYST, BIOTITE, ORTHOCLASE, ALBITE.) STRIKING N 15 E, DIPPING 55 W

Comment (Location): SIX CLAIMS

Comment (Production): PROD 1926

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: FINE-GRAIN, INTERMIXED SULFIDES


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN,T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 144.

Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, K. C., 1973 , MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CK MTNS, TOOELE & JUAB CO., UTAH: UTAH GEOL & MINER. SURV BULL 99 , P. 25

Reference (Deposit): PERRY,L.I. & MCCARTHY,B.M., 1977, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., ECON. GEOL. SECT., OPEN-FILE REPT. NO. 22, P. 412.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 03-29-1955