Herat Mine

The Herat Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,211 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: Herat Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,211 Feet (1,893 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.10472, -113.81500

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Herat Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Herat Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: 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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Limestone Alter To Lime - Silicate Rocks. Ore Is Completely Oxidized.


Rocks

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

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1920 : AVG. 0.025 OZ/TON AU, 11.1 OZ/TON AG, 0.3 % CU, 7.4 % PB. 1923 : AVG. 0.021 OZ/TON AU, 16.0 OZ/TON AG, 0.15 % CU, 11.4 % PB


Materials

Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): ANALYSIS IS FROM THE SLAG AND SPEISS FROM THE SMELTER DUMP.

Comment (Production): PROD 1923


References

Reference (Deposit): NOLAN,T.B., 1935, THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 177, P. 162.

Reference (Deposit): USGS MINERAL RESOURCE YEARBOOK 1923; USBM MINERAL RESOURCE YEARBOOK 1946

Reference (Deposit): PERRY,L.I. & MCCARTHY,B.M., 1977, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., ECON. GEOL. SECT., OPEN-FILE REPT. NO. 22, P. 417.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 02-18-1965