Mercur Mining District

The Mercur Mining District is a gold 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: Mercur Mining District  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.00001, -111.99999

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Mercur Mining District MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Mercur Mining District
Secondary: Camp Floyd
Secondary: Sunshine West Dip


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Mercury
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: MERCUR MINING 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: Past Producer
Deposit Type: BEDDED REPLACEMENT, FISSURE VEINS
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1892
Discovery Year: 1870
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y


Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

Type: R
Structure: Anticline
Description: NW-STRIKING ANTICLINE

Type: L
Structure: Anticline
Description: OPHIR ANTICLINE


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration: HYDROTHERMAL
Alteration Text: HYDROTHERMAL

Alteration Type: L
Alteration: SILICIFICATION
Alteration Text: SILICIFICATION


Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, JAMES, 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE STOCKTON AND FAIRFIELD QUADRANGLES, UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 173, 171P.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B. S., LOUGHLIN, GF, AND HEIKES, V. C. AND OTHERS, 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PROF. PAPER 111, 672P.

Reference (Deposit): KOSCHMANN, A. H. AND BERGENDAHL, MH, 1968, PRINCIPAL GOLD PRODUCING DISTRICTS OF THE UNITED STATES, USGS PROF. PAPER 610, 283P.

Reference (Deposit): SPURR, J.E., AND EMMONS, S.F., 1895, USGS 16TH ANN REPORT PT 2 P. 343-455

Reference (Deposit): ALLEN, R. H., 1910, MINES AND MILLS OF THE CONSOLIDATED MERCUR MINES CO: ENG AND MIN JOUR VOL 89 P. 1273-1277.

Reference (Deposit): DERN, G. H., 1904, GEOL. OF MERCUR: MINES AND MINERALS, VOL 24, P. 543-45.

Reference (Deposit): HILLS, R. C., 1894, ORE DEPOSITS OF THE CAMP FLOYD MINING DIST, TOOELE CO., UTAH: COLORADO SCI. SOC. PROCEED, AUG 6.