Woodside Mine

The Woodside Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 7,598 feet.

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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: Woodside Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 7,598 Feet (2,316 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.63306, -111.50000

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Woodside Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Woodside Mine
Secondary: Silver King Coalition Group


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City Area; 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

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: United Park City Mines Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1873
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: POD/LENS


Structure

Type: R
Description: Thrust Belt

Type: L
Description: Fractures Striking N 30-35 N; Faults And Brecciated Zones


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Commodity): THE ORE IS MADE UP OF COPPER CARBONATES, AND LEAD CARBONATE, SULPHATE, AND SULPHIDE. FLUORITE OCCURS IN GANGUE.

Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS SE 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4

Comment (Production): PRODUCED $700,000. WORTH OF ORE BY LATE 1880'S OR EARLY 1890'S, CONSIDERABLE PRODUCTION THEREAFTER.

Comment (Deposit): IT IS OBSERVED THAT WITHIN THE LOWEST PORTION ORE FORMED IN THESE LIMESTONE BEDS, EACH OF WHICH WAS UNDERLAIN BY A SANDY QUARTZITIC MEMBER AND THE MAIN OR HIGHESTONE BEING ALSO OVERLAIN BY QUARTZITE. THE CALCAREOUS MEMBER REPLACED WAS A FINE GRAINED DARK DENSE BED. THE ORE BEDS OR LENSES RANGED 2 TO 40 FT. IN THICKNESS.

Comment (Workings): ONE MAIN SHAFT AND ONE TUNNEL. TUNNEL IS 2,200 FT. LONG, SHAFT HAS 4,500 FT. OF DRIFTS. SHAFT IS 500 FT. DEEP.

Comment (Geology): FLUORITE IS FOUND AS A PIGMIFICANT GANGUE MINERAL. BOTH MASSIVE AND SEMICRYSTALLINE TYPES OCCUR IN LENSES. AN INCH THICK IN THE LIMESTONE AND IN THE ORE LYING ACCORDANT WITH THE BEDDING IN EACH BED.


References

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF PARK CITY DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PROF PAPER, 77, 230 P.

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

Reference (Deposit): ERICKSON, A.J., 1968, PARK CITY DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK NO. 22.

Reference (Deposit): 1966 GEOLMAP CRITTENDEN, CALKINS AND SHARP GQ-53

Reference (Production): ERICKSON, A.J.,(ED.) 1968, PARK CITY DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK NO. 22.


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