Thaynes Mine

The Thaynes Mine is a zinc and lead mine located in Wasatch county, Utah at an elevation of 8,599 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: Thaynes Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Wasatch

Elevation: 8,599 Feet (2,621 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.54167, -111.50000

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Satelite image of the Thaynes Mine

Thaynes Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Thaynes Mine


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Wasatch
District: Park City


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: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS, GQ - 534

Reference (Deposit): PARK CITY DISTR, UTAH GEOL. GUIDEBOOK 22

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 77 , GEOL. ORE DEPOSITS, PARK CITY DISTRICT, BOUTWELL