Tecoma Hill No. 15 Mine

Past Producer in Box Elder county in Utah, United States with commodities Lead, Zinc, Silver, Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10020468
MRDS ID DC13310
Record type Site
Current site name Tecoma Hill No. 15 Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.03725, 41.24714 (WGS84)
Elevation 1978
Relative position ON THE NORTH SIDE OF REGULATOR CANYON
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah Box Elder

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 006N 019W 09 SE OF SW OF SW Utah

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Zinc Primary
Silver Secondary
Gold Secondary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Anglesite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Gold Ore
Hemimorphite Ore
Plumbojarosite Ore
Silver Ore
Smithsonite Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Wulfenite Ore
Alunite Gangue
Calcite Gangue
Goethite Gangue
Halloysite Gangue
Hematite Gangue
Kaolinite Gangue
Limonite Gangue
Sericite Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone
    Rock unit name Fish Haven Dolomite;Laketown Dolomite
    Rock description Fish Haven Dolomite;Laketown Dolomite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.03725, 41.24714

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Lucin District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Comments on the production information

  • A FEW HUNDRED TONS OF ORE WERE PRODUCED.

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • NO RESERVES OF LEAD AND ZINC.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 304.8M

Comments on the workings information

  • WORKINGS CONSIST OF THREE ADITS AND SEVERAL PROSPECT PITS.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS DC13310

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    PERRY,L.I. & MCCARTHY,B.M., 1977, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., ECON. GEOL. SECT., OPEN-FILE REPT. NO. 22, P. 110.

  • Deposit

    CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 11-18-1958

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1974 Unknown U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-AUG-1982 Wong, George (Tooker, Ed) U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-OCT-1992 Spanski, Gregory T. U.S. Geological Survey