Minnehaha

The Minnehaha is a silver and copper mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,040 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: Minnehaha  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,040 Feet (1,841 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.08972, -113.79389

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Minnehaha MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Minnehaha


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Secondary: Gold
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Clifton (Gold Hill) District


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

Form: IN SHEETLIKE LAYERS


Structure

Type: L
Description: Post - Ore Shearing


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oquirrh Fm Has Been Converted To Jasperoid For 50 Ft From The Contact


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1925 : $1.60/TON AU, 6 - 7 OZ/TON AG, 5 - 16 % CU


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Chrysocolla


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: THE ORE ZONE IS ESSENTIALLY BARREN CONSISTING OF JASPEROID VERY RICH IN IRON OXIDES

Comment (Location): 13 CLAIMS

Comment (Commodity): ANALYSIS IS FROM THE ALBERT CLAIM

Comment (Production): PROD 1912, 1925

Comment (Deposit): ALONG CONTACT


References

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 03-28-1955

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN,T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 127-128.