Silver Island District

The Silver Island District is a silver and lead mine located in Tooele county, Utah.

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: Silver Island District  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.8881, -113.83670

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Silver Island District MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver Island District


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Antimony
Tertiary: Barium-Barite


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: SILVER ISLAND DISTRICT


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: District
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: FISSURE VEINS
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant:


Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

Type: L
Description: THE SED. BEDS OF THE RANGE STRIKE ABOUT NE AND DIP NW AND ARE CUT BY NUMEROUS FAULTS


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration: SILICIFICATION
Alteration Text: THE LIMESTONE IN THE VICINITY OF THE DIKE IS RECRYSTALLIZED AND SILICIFIED FOR 10 - 12 FT AND COLORED RED BY IRON


Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): SCHAFFER, F. E. AND ANDERSON, W. L., 1960 , GEOLOGY OF THE SILVER ISLAND MTS., BOX ELDER AND TOOELE COUNTIES, UTAH: GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO. 15 , UTAH GEOL SOCIETY.

Reference (Deposit): US BUREAU OF MINES MINERAL RESOURCE 1921 - 1940

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. COMP. DATE, 03-24-1958

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B. S. AND OTHERS, 1920 , THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF PAPER III, P. 486 - 488