Clifton

The Clifton is a silver and gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 8,202 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: Clifton  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 8,202 Feet (2,500 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.5042, -113.75390

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Satelite image of the Clifton

Clifton MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Clifton


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele


Land Status

Land ownership: Unknown


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Clifton Mining Co.
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1997

Owner Name: American Consolidated Mining Co.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1997


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Open Pit
Milling Method: Hydrometallurgy Unspecified
Discovery Year: 1987
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Deposit): CONSTRUCTION OF THE 200 TONS/DAY PROCESSING FACILITY IS NEARLY COMPLETE AND SCHEDULED STARTUP OPERATIONS MAY BEGIN IN MID- TO-LATE OCTOBER. THE PROPERTY IS APPROX. 5100 ACRES LOCATED ON THE UTAH-NEVADA BORDER. TOTAL PROVEN AND PROBABLE RESOUR- CES ARE CALCULATED AT MORE THAN 444,000 TONS (9-29-97).


References

Reference (Deposit): "CLIFTON MINING ANNOUNCES DISCOVERY OF NEW MINERAL STRUCTU-

Reference (Reserve-Resource): AMERICAN MINING HANDBOOK, 1997, P25.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY, 1996/97, P312

Reference (Deposit): ES..." FROM POINT CAST, 9-29-97.