Sunshine

The Sunshine is a gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,001 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: Sunshine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.27194, -112.19500

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Satelite image of the Sunshine

Sunshine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sunshine


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Camp Floyd District (Sunshine)


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fissures (N 45 W)


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AVG. $2.81/TON A


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Deposit): JUST BELOW THE LONG TRAIL SHALE

Comment (Workings): MINE BADLY CAVED

Comment (Commodity): ORE RESEMBLES THAT OF MERCUR MINE

Comment (Production): 1895-1910 PROD. EST. $221,000 IN AU

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: ORE EXHAUSTED IN 1910


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 111, P. 387

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 173, P. 138-139

Reference (Deposit): UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK #14, 1959, P. 220

Reference (Deposit): 3A) USGS TOPO QUAD, MERCUR, 7.5 MIN., 1968

Reference (Deposit): UTAH GEOL & MIN. SURV. SPEC. STUDIES 43 , 1973