Rattler Claim

The Rattler Claim is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,600 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: Rattler Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.98722, -113.21194

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Satelite image of the Rattler Claim

Rattler Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Rattler Claim
Secondary: Goodluck Claim


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: J. F. Cannon
Home Office: Salt Lake City, Ut.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1892
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: Dugway Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: SMALL, IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin & Range

Type: L
Description: Fault: N-Nw, 50e


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Fluorite


Comments

Comment (Location): TWO LEVELS OF WORKINGS: ONE AT 4800 FT AND THE OTHER AT 5600 FT

Comment (Workings): LOWER RATTLER TUNNEL: 490 FT. WITH A 285 FT. DRIFT 45 FT FROM PORTAL. UPPER RATTLER ADIT-110 FT. LONG. TWO SHAFTS. THE LOWER TUNNEL ALSO GOES BY NAME OF GOODLUCK CLAIMS. INACCESSIBLE


References

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1976, FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV. BULL. 110, P. 75

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H. & CARR, W.J., 1964 GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE THOMAS AND DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB & TOOELE CO., UTAH: USGS PROF. P. 415

Reference (Deposit): 1964 GEOLMAP STAATZ & CARR, 1964, USGS PP 41

Reference (Production): EADS, J.R., 1981, UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY: ON SITE INVEST.