Utah Copper Division of Kennecott Cu

The Utah Copper Division of Kennecott Cu is a molybdenum, copper, lead, and silver mine located in Salt Lake 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: Utah Copper Division of Kennecott Cu  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Molybdenum, Copper, Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.51667, -112.15000

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Utah Copper Division of Kennecott Cu MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Utah Copper Division of Kennecott Cu
Secondary: Bingham Mine


Commodity

Primary: Molybdenum
Primary: Copper
Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: West Min. Dist.


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Kennecott Copper Corp.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1874
Discovery Year: 1863
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: PLAN VIEW-ISOSCELES TRIANGLE


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Molybdenite


Comments

Comment (Other Database): RECORD NUMBER ISM0724 IS A POTENTIAL DUPLICATE OF THIS RECORD

Comment (Workings): ORE IN BINGHAM STOCK

Comment (Geology): NO MINERALIZATION IN LAST CHANCE STOCK


References

Reference (Deposit): PETERS, W., ET AL, 1966, GEOLOGY OF THE BINGHAM CANYON PORPHYRY COPPER DEPOSITS, UTAH: GEOLOGY OF PORPHYRY COPPER DEPOSITS SOUTHWESTERN NORTH AMERICA

Reference (Deposit): PETERS, W., ETAL., 1966, GEOLOGY OF THE BINGHAM CANYON PORPHYRY COPPER DEPOSITS, UTAH: GEOLOGY OF PORPHYRY COPPER DEPOSITS SOUTHWESTERN NORTH AMERICA

Reference (Deposit): 1903 DIREXPL UTAH COPPER CO.

Reference (Deposit): 1915 DIREXPL KENNECOTT COPPER CORP.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): R.B. TAYLOR AND R.U. KING