Silver King Extension Mine and Prospects

The Silver King Extension Mine and Prospects is a zinc, silver, and lead mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 6,719 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: Silver King Extension Mine and Prospects  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 6,719 Feet (2,048 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.66833, -111.47806

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Silver King Extension Mine and Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver King Extension Mine and Prospects
Secondary: Silver King Coalition Group


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
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

Owner Name: United Park City Mines Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
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

Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Thrust Belt


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: .0235 OZ. AU/TON, 18.33 OZ. AG/TON, 14.2 LBS PB/TON, 3.53 LBS ZN/TON, .487 LBS. OF CU/TON


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): TUNNELS APPEARS TO BE ACCESS TO SMALL NW TRENDING NORMAL FAULT, TOTAL OF TWO TUNNELS AND THREE PROSPECTS

Comment (Deposit): PRODUCTION AND ASSAY FIGURES ARE FOR SILVER KING CONSOLIDATED IN GENERAL ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

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


References

Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: EARDLEY, A.J., 1968. PARK CITY DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK NO. 22

Reference (Deposit): BROMFIELD, C.S. AND CRITTENDEN, M.D., 1971. GEOL. MAP OF THE PARK CITY EAST QUAD.: U.S.G.S. MAP GQ-852.

Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976. LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY OFR-22.

Reference (Deposit): ERICKSON, A.J., 1968. PARK CITY DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK 22.

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912. GEOL. AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PARK CITY DIST.: U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 77

Reference (Deposit): 1971 GEOLMAP BROMFIELD AND CRITTENDEN GQ-85

Reference (Production): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, MINERALS YEARBOOK FOR THE ABOVE YEARS


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