Nail Driver Mine

The Nail Driver Mine is a lead, zinc, and silver mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 8,481 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: Nail Driver Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 8,481 Feet (2,585 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.61667, -111.48333

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Nail Driver Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Nail Driver Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1955
Time Period: 1955
Year: 1954
Time Period: 1954


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Tetrahedrite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS GQ 864

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 77


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