Expectation Claim Mine

The Expectation Claim Mine is a silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,401 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: Expectation Claim Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 40.90583, -113.83111

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Satelite image of the Expectation Claim Mine

Expectation Claim Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Expectation Claim Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Silver Island District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1919
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: Great Salt Lake Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: West Limb Of The Campbell Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FIGURES NOT KNOWN

Comment (Deposit): MINERALIZATION ASSOCIATED WITH QUARTZ INTRUSIVE VEINS

Comment (Workings): ORE ADIT APPROXIMATELY 50 FEET DEEP WITH A 50 FOOT DEEP WINZE 40 FEET INSIDE THE ENTRANCE SHAFT ON MAP IS ACTUALLY AN AERIAL TRAM FRAME


References

Reference (Deposit): SCHAEFFER, F.E., 1960, GEOLOGY OF THE SILVER ISLAND MTS.; UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOC. GUIDEBOOK 15.

Reference (Deposit): TRIPP, B., 1980, UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY: ON SITE INVESTIGATION.

Reference (Production): TRIPP, B., 1980, UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURVEY, ON SITE INVESTIGATION