Honorine Drain Tunnel

The Honorine Drain Tunnel is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 4,921 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: Honorine Drain Tunnel  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 4,921 Feet (1,500 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.46694, -112.36639

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Honorine Drain Tunnel MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Honorine Drain Tunnel


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Rush Valley District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Anaconda Co.
Home Office: C/O Carr Fork Project, P.O. Box 238, Tooele, Ut. 84074

Owner Name: Combined Metals Reduction Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1865
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: L


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, TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Between Ophir Anticline And Pole Canyon Syncline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Eocene

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Eocene

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Wollastonite
Gangue: Dolomite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Diopside
Gangue: Epidote
Gangue: Fluorite
Gangue: Chlorite


Comments

Comment (Development): CONSOLIDATED INTO BULLION COALITION IN 1910, CONSISTED OF 77 CLAIMS AND FRACTIONS, TAKEN OVER IN 1924 BY COMBINED METALS REDUCTION CO. ON AN OPTION

Comment (Workings): LENGTH AS OF 1932 EXCLUSIVE OF STOPES. DRAIN TUNNEL IS 13,000 FT LONG AND INTERSECTS 1200 LEVEL OF THE MINE

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


References

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 173, P. 160-162