Ophir Hill Consolidated Mine

The Ophir Hill Consolidated Mine is a mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6,516 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: Ophir Hill Consolidated Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 6,516 Feet (1,986 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.3808, -112.26250

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Satelite image of the Ophir Hill Consolidated Mine

Ophir Hill Consolidated Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ophir Hill Consolidated Mine
Secondary: Montana Mine
Secondary: Ophir Coalition


Commodity

Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Ophir District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Type: Patented


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: U. V. Industries
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: UtahUniversity Club Bldg, Salt Lake City, Utah
Info Year: 1976


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1864
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: L


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

Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Dolomite
Unknown: Epidote
Unknown: Fluorite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Garnet
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Pyrrhotite
Unknown: Scheelite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Tremolite
Unknown: Calcite
Unknown: Diopside


Comments

Comment (Deposit): ORE RESERVES BASED ON PUB. LEAD-ZINC RESOURCES ALLAN JAMES ( WORKINGS ARE FLOODED BELOW 1200 FOOT LEVEL REC 120- MINE LIFE = 2 YRS MINE CAPITAL AND OPERATING COST (COST DATA BASED ON 1976) ACQUISITION $ EXPLORATION 146,000 DEVELOPMENT (SURF + UNDERGRD) 219,300 EQUIPMENT 320,400 WORKING CAPITAL 248,200 TOTAL CAPITAL $933,900 OPERATING COST- #/METRIC TON $9.53 REFER TO BACK-UP FILE FOR COST DATA REC 160- MINED ORE WOULD NEED TO BE SHIPPED TO CUSTOM MILL. THEN CONCENTRATE SHIPPED TO BUNKER HILL SMELTER IN IDAHO.

Comment (Reserve-Resource): NO COMMERCIAL FLUORSPAR IS AVAILABLE FROM THE OPHIR MINE,ITS PRESENCE MUST BE REGARDED AS A MINOR OCCURRENCE OF FLUORITE.


References

Reference (Deposit): R.I. 4072 OPHIR HILL CONSOLIDATEDLEAD-ZINC MINE BY BUREAU OF

Reference (Deposit): THE STOCKTON DISTRICT BYUSGS 1932 PROF PAPER 173

Reference (Deposit): PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS WITH MR. DON WILLEY OF U.V. INDUSTRI

Reference (Deposit): PUBLICATION LEAD-ZINC RESOURCES BY ALLAN H. JAMES 1973 FOR

Reference (Reserve-Resource): FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH, BULLOCK, K.C., 1976, P. 202.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): USMS OPEN-FILE RPT.22,LEAD & ZINC IN UTAH, 1976, 451-453.