Wasatch Mine

The Wasatch Mine is a lead and zinc mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 8,543 feet.

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: Wasatch Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 8,543 Feet (2,604 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.61667, -111.67500

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Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Wasatch Mine

Wasatch Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Wasatch Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Big Cottonwood


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Till
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS GQ 378