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Carnation Mine (Wilson Mine; Wild Cat Mine), Fish Springs District, Fish Springs Mts, Juab Co., Utah, USA

Latitude: 39°51'2"N
Longitude: 113°27'13"W
The Carnation Mine has been developed on a parallel fissure S of the Emma Mine. It was opened in the spring of 1912 by an inclined shaft 230 feet deep which follows the dip of a N-S fault that cuts the E-W ore fissure. All development at the time of a visit in the 1910s had taken place E of the fault. The ore occurs in irregular shoots between which the fissure shows little mineralization. The ore mined has been of high grade.

References

Ore Deposits of Utah, USGS Professional Paper 111 by Butler, Loughlin, Heikes et al. Washington: GPO, 1920

Mineral List

Anglesite
Cerussite
Chalcopyrite
Chlorargyrite
Covellite
Fluorite
Galena
Hemimorphite
Limonite
Magnesite
Plumbojarosite
Pyrite
Smithsonite
Sphalerite


14 entries listed. 13 valid minerals.

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