The Queen Ester Tunnel is a silver, gold, and lead mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 7,241 feet.
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Elevation: 7,241 Feet (2,207 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold, Lead
Lat, Long: 40.645, -111.47306
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Queen Ester Tunnel MRDS details
Primary: Queen Ester Tunnel
Secondary: Queen Ester Group
District: Park City District
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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
Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR
Description: Thrust Belt
Description: Frog Valley Fault To Nw
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian
Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SE 1/4
Comment (Development): NO EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION AVAILABLE
Comment (Workings): ONE TUNNEL
Reference (Deposit): BROMFIELD, C.S. AND CRITTENDEN, M.D., JR., 1971, GEOL. OF THE PARTS CITY EAST QUAD.: U.S.G.S. MAP GQ-852.
Reference (Deposit): WARREN, C.W., 1971, INDEX TO THE SALT LAKE MINING REVIEW: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV. BULL. 91.
Reference (Deposit): 1971 GEOLMAP BROMFIELD AND CRITTENDEN GQ-85
Reference (Production): WARREN, C.W., 1971, INDEX TO THE SALT LAKE MINING REVIEW: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SUR. BULL. 91.
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