Green Carbonate Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10088410
MRDS ID DB02013
Record type Site
Current site name Green Carbonate Mine
Related records 10202807

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.01753, 41.24686 (WGS84)
Elevation 2225
Relative position JUST BELOW COPPER MTN ON WEST SLOPE
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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 Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SE SW SW QUARTER

Commodities

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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chrysocolla Ore
Cuprite Ore
Smithsonite Ore
Kaolin Gangue
Limonite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Limonitization, Kaolinization

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Monzonite
    Rock unit name Patterson Pass Stock
    Rock description Patterson Pass Stock
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Devonian
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Devonian
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone
    Rock unit name Guilmette Formation
    Rock description Guilmette Formation

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.01753, 41.24686

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR
    Strike N 45 W
    Dip 26 DEG SW
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 15.24M
    Length 45.72M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Favorable Bed

Comments on the geologic information

  • STOCK 3/4 MILE FROM MINE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Lucin Mining District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1960
    Total resources 22,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Copper Cu 2.5 wt-pct Copper Major 1960

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • ORE WOULD ALSO CONTAIN SMALL AMOUNTS OF LEAD, ZINC AND SILVER

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 213.36M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS DB02013

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD, 1964 , MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY: SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY, P. 82

  • Deposit

    1973 MINEMAP UTAH GEOL AND MINERAL SURVE

  • Reserve-Resource

    BLUE, D. M., 1960 , UNIV. OF UTAH M. S. THESIS

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1979 Doelling, Hellmut H. Bureau of Land Management