Iron Canyon Shaft

The Iron Canyon Shaft is a silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 9,459 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: Iron Canyon Shaft  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 9,459 Feet (2,883 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.62611, -111.54750

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Iron Canyon Shaft MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Iron Canyon Shaft


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Thrust Belt

Type: L
Description: Dike Directly To Nw Of Shaft Trends Ne


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic

Name: Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Commodity): COMMODITY DATA INFERRED FROM NEARBY MINES

Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS NE 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION UNKNOWN, ONE SHAFT. IMPOSSIBLE TO ACCESS.

Comment (Development): NO EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION AVAILABLE

Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT INFORMATION UNAVAILABLE

Comment (Workings): ONE SHAFT


References

Reference (Deposit): 1966 GEOLMAP CRITTENDEN, M.D., ET.AL., GQ-53

Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D., ET.AL., 1966. GEOL. OF THE PARK CITY WEST QUAD.: U.S.G.S. GQ-535


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