Confidence Property

The Confidence Property is a lead and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 5,240 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: Confidence Property  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 5,240 Feet (1,597 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.98083, -113.19611

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Confidence Property MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Confidence Property


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Dugway District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Cannon, T. Q.
Home Office: Salt Lake City, UT
Years: 1956 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1904
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: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin & Range

Type: L
Description: Veins Are In Upthrown Block On The West Side Of Kellys Hole Graben


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

Analytical Data: 14.6 & 1.7 FLUORITE
Analytical Data: 1.10 & 8.94 OZ AG/TON
Analytical Data: 2 CHANNEL SAMPLES (1964) ACROSS THE NORTH VEIN: 21.6 & 39.6% PB


Materials

Ore: Fluorite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Barite
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): TWO NE TRENDING VEINS APROX. 250 FT APART ARE FOUND ON THE PROPERTY. THE S. VEIN STRIKES N19E AND DIPS 82 SE. THE N. VEIN IS OF CHIEF ECONOMIC IMPORT AND STRIKES N73E DIPS 65NW TO 80SE.

Comment (Workings): ON THE S. VEIN WORKINGS CONSIST OF A SHORT OPEN CROSSCUT TO THE VEIN WHICH IS EXPLORED BY A 63 FT TRENCH ABOUT 2.5 FT WIDE & 12 FT DEEP. ON THE N. VEIN ARE TWO ADITS, THE LOWER IS 124 FT LONG. THE UPPER IS 100 FT LONG

Comment (Geology): THE MAIN KELLYS HOLE FAULT STRIKES N35-45W. MINERALIZATION OCCURS IN FRACTURES WHICH ABUTT AGAINST THE MAIN FAULT AT RIGHT ANGLES ; GEOL.DESC: VEINS IN MASSIVE WHITE PROSPECT MTN QUARTZITE

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES NOT AVAILABLE

Comment (Development): THE CONFIDENCE CLAIM WAS PATENTED ON JUNE 28, 1905, BY METALLIC HILL MINING CO.


References

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1976, FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV. BULL. 110, P 74

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 07-29-1970

Reference (Deposit): 1920 RECON BUTLER, B.S., USGS PP 111

Reference (Deposit): 1964 GEOLMAP STAATZ & CARR, USGS PP 415

Reference (Production): STAATZ, M.H., AND CARR, W.J., 1964, U.S.G.S. PROF. PAP. 415

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: STAATZ, M.H., AND CARR, W.J., 1964, U.S.G.S. PROF PAPER 415

Reference (Deposit): STAATZ, M.H., CARR, W.J., 1964, GEOL. & MIN. DEP. OF THOMAS & DUGWAY RANGES, JUAB-TOOELE CO., UT: USGS PP 415