The Alta Mine is a lead, silver, zinc, and copper mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 8,602 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 8,602 Feet (2,622 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Zinc, Copper
Lat, Long: 40.61667, -111.61667
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Alta Mine MRDS details
Primary: Alta Mine
County: Salt Lake
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 201 PAGES 115, 116, 117