The Western Moniter Prospects is a silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 9,419 feet.
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Elevation: 9,419 Feet (2,871 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Lead, Zinc
Lat, Long: 40.6325, -111.53806
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Western Moniter Prospects MRDS details
Primary: Western Moniter Prospects
District: Park City District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Wasatch Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Thrust Belt
Description: Small Nw Trending Fault Ne Of Prospects
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Workings): TWO SMALL PROSPECTS
Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS SE 1/4 NW 1/4
Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION REPORTED
Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D., ET.AL., 1966. GEOL. AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PARK CITY DISTRICT: U.S.G.S. MAP GQ-535.
Reference (Deposit): ERICKSON, A.J., 1968. PARK CITY DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK 22.
Reference (Deposit): 1966 GEOLMAP CRITTENDEN, ET.AL. GQ-53
Reference (Production): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912. PARK CITY DISTRICTS: U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 77.
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