Ophir Hill Consolidated Lead-Zinc Mine Tooele County, Utah.

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SeriesReport of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 4072
ContributionsWideman, F.
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Issued by the BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures in September as part of the Utah Division of Natural Resources DNR Division of Oil Gas and Mining DOGM Contract No to document the cultural resources within the Ophir II Mine Reclamation Project. Their conclusion was that.   Within the decade, Ophir grew to approximately 6, residents thanks to its silver, lead, zinc and gold deposits. Over a year period, the mines near Ophir produced $43 million. While Ophir is not completely abandoned today, it is a mere shell of what it was at the turn of the 20th century. The success of Utah Copper in mining the huge but low-grade porphyry copper type orebody at Bingham Canyon revolutionized the copper industry, and set the pattern for the large open-pit porphyry copper mines that today dominate the copper industry worldwide. Utah Copper and Boston Consolidated . Utah’s Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program has closed about 6, of the estima abandoned mines in Utah. The work has taken place over the course of .

Mercur, Utah: | | ||| | |Mercur| in Mercur Mine in background. | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available. "Ophir is a town in Tooele County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 23 at the census, a decrease of two from the figure of Ophir was named for the nearby canyon and mining district, where gold was discovered in the s. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Septem PROJECT TO CLOSE 74 ABANDONED TOOELE COUNTY MINES A project to close 74 abandoned mines in Tooele County has been slated to begin this fall. The project, known as Serviceberry Canyon, will seal open mine portals and shafts in a eighteen-square mile area near Ophir. 9. Gold Hill - Tooele County Gold Hill not only had gold mines but rich veins of silver, lead, cooper, tungsten, arsenic and bismuth. Founded in , in when the railroad came in, over 3, people lived in Gold Hill. The town had square blocks and named streets and, for a little while, even boasted a doctor. A few people still live in Gold.

Mercur is a historical hard rock mining ghost town in Tooele County, Utah, , it became the site of the first successful use of the cyanide process of gold extraction in the United States, the dominant metallurgy today. Its elevation from sea level is approximately 2, m. The nearby Mercur Gold Mine was re-opened by Barrick Gold in , with mining operations again coming to an.   Mine Openings in Tooele County to be Closed The Utah Division of Oil, Gas and The first was the Gold Hill Project in that closed mine openings. The Gold Hill area was a center of gold and silver mining dating back to the s and peaking around the turn of the 20th century. Much of his field experience was obtained in Utah. Get this from a library! Oxidized zinc deposits of the United States. Part 2., Utah. [Allen V Heyl; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- A detailed study of the supergene zinc deposits of Utah.

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book Mine, Tooele County, Utah (OCoLC) Material Type. The Ophir Hill Consolidated Mine is a lead, zinc, and silver mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 6, feet. Premium members have access to Google dynamic maps. Please consider becoming a member. About the MRDS Data. Buy Ophir Hill Cosolidated Lead-Zinc Mine, Tooele County, Utah (Report of investigations) by Frank L Wideman (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Frank L Wideman. Distribution: From the Ophir Hill Consolidated mine, Ophir district, Oquirrh Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, USA. Name: For the mine that produced the first specimens.

Type Material: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, USA ( and ). Ophir Hill Consolidated Lead-Zinc Mine, Tooele County, Utah / By Frank L. Wideman. Abstract "June " of access: Internet Topics: Zinc mines and mining., Lead mines and mining.

Publisher: [Washington, D.C Author: Frank L. Wideman. ture; Ophir Hill Consolidated mine, Tooele County, Utah intRoduction The Ophir mining district, Utah, was organized shortly after ore deposits were discovered in the Oquirrh Mountains in For a century, the district was an important source of lead, zinc, cop-per, and silver ores until the close of the Ophir Hill Consolidated mine in Consolidated mine, Ophir district, Oquirrh Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, U.S.A.

Crystals of ophirite are orange-brown tablets on {} with irregular {} and {} bounding forms; individual. Although the Ophir mining district, Utah, has long been an im-portant source of lead carbonate and of lead and zinc sulphide ores, zinc carbonate ore was not shipped from it until On July Find great deals on eBay for ophir utah and mercur utah.

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23, T5S, R4W, SLM, km ( mile) NNW of Ophir (town) and km ( mile) E of Dry Mountain (coordinates. Ophir Hill Consolidated Mine Past Producer in Tooele county in Utah, United States with commodities Lead, Zinc, Silver, Copper, Manganese, Tungsten, Limestone, General.

Ophirite, Ca 2 Mg 4 [Zn 2 Mn 2 3+ (H 2 O) 2 (Fe 3+ W 9 O 34) 2]46H 2 O, is a new mineral species from the Ophir Hill Consolidated mine, Ophir district, Oquirrh Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, U.S.A. Crystals of ophirite are orange-brown tablets on {} with irregular {} and {} bounding forms; individual crystals are up to about 1 mm in maximum dimension and possess a pale orange by: 9.

Lead and zinc in the United States; comprising an economic history of the mining and smelting of the metals and the conditions which have affected the development of the industries, (New York, Hill publishing company, ), by Walter Renton Ingalls (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Galena and its lead mines / (Galena, Ill.

Tooele County, UT mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Tooele County, UT. Ophir Mining District, Oquirrh Mountains, Tooele Co., Utah, USA: A former Au-Ag-Zn-Pb-Cu mining district in the southwestern Oquirrh Mountains.

Local rocks include Mississippian (2) sedimentary rocks in central Utah. Tooele County, UT Gold mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information.

US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Tooele County, UT. Books on Utah Mining History. A Bibliography: Here is a list of books, magazines, periodicals, and other publications related to or talking about Utah's mining history.

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Quick Facts Antimony, Arsenic, Barium-Barite, Beryllium, and Bismuth mines located in Tooele County, Utah. Tooele County, Utah Mines: A listing of all the Mines in Tooele County, UT with maps, driving directions, and a local area search function.

Indexes: Most Ophir Mining district record books include an index at the beginning which provides reference by the name of a claim. Exceptions are Book L2 (), and Book H (). File entries in early deed and file books provide additional reference to early claims.

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Geological Survey and Charles P. Williams (page images at HathiTrust) Lead and zinc industries / (Washington: U.S. GPO, ), by United States Tariff Commission and United. The Barlett Lead Mine is near Ophir, Utah. Historically the site has been part of the Ophir Mining District.

The Barlett Lead Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. The Great Basin of the Intermontane Plateaus characterize the geomorphology of the surrounding area. at Tooele, Utah and th, custoe m concentrato of UrV Industries a Midvalet Utah, A.t th same timee five, Utah lead-zinc mines closed leavin thg onle Mayflowey r and Burgi minen s producin in g wit, h th Burgie n mine expecte to bd e sol thee produce in r.

User Account. Log in; Register; Help; Take a Tour; Sign up for a free trial; SubscribeCited by: 9. Plan of the workings of 65 -foot level of the Rube Gold mine, Gold Hill mining district, Tooele County, Utah Plan of the workings of the ISO-foot level of the Rube Gold mine, Gold Hill mining district, Tooele County, Utah Plan of the workings of the foot level of the Rube Gold mine.

Shaft 25 feet deep: output of ore 10 tons. Owned by Swan Peterson, Stockton, Tooele county. MONTANA MINE. Located Length of ore-chute or chimney 25 feet; course N.

and S.; country rock is quartzite, Smelting ore lead, 70 per cent.; silver, 50 ozs. per ton. Output 15 tons. Owned by Hans Grau, Stockton, Tooele county.

VICTORIA MINE. Located. Tucked up in a deep limestone canyon in the Oquirrh Mountains of Utah is the tiny little town / ghost town of Ophir that some say is "Too Tough To Die". This little hamlet provides a glimpse back into the rowdy days of mining boom towns in the Utah Mountains and the setting couldn't be more wild.

Mountains of western Utah in Tooele County. The district can be reached by driving west from Salt Lake City along I to Wen-dover, Nevada, then southwest on U.S.

Highway 93A for approximately 27 miles. The town of Gold Hill is to the east via paved and gravel roads. Many mines are visible in the immediate area of the town. The dis. The Kiewit Project is located in the extreme western part of Utah in Tooele County near the town of Gold Hill.

This project will develop the Kiewit, Yellow Hammer and Clifton Shears deposits. The project will consist of three surface mines, two of which will provide oxidized gold/silver ores to be processed at the Kiewit cyanide heap leach pad.- Public Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Abandoned Mine Closures in Tooele County - Abandoned Mines Scheduled for Closure in Tooele County - Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program Receives National Award.In the western section was further divided into the Tooele, Rush Valley (or Stockton), and Ophir (or East Canyon) districts.

The ore bodies in Ophir Canyon eventually were developed and mined. In the spring ofprospectors moved past Lion Hill, the southern boundary of the mining district, into what was later called Lewiston Canyon.