The Queen Ester Shaft and Prospects is a silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 7,159 feet.
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Elevation: 7,159 Feet (2,182 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Zinc
Lat, Long: 40.64806, -111.48417
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Queen Ester Shaft and Prospects MRDS details
Primary: Queen Ester Shaft and Prospects
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.
Owner Name: Park Utah
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: L
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: Cottonwood Uplift And Uinta Uplift
Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS NE 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4
Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION INFORMATION AVAILABLE
Comment (Workings): ONE SHAFT AND EIGHT PROSPECTS
Reference (Deposit): ERICKSON, A.J., (ED.), 1968. PARK CITY DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK 22.
Reference (Deposit): BROMFIELD, C.S. AND CRITTENDEN, M.D. JR., 1971. GEOL. OF THE PARK CITY EAST QUAD.: U.S.G.S. MAP GQ-852.
Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I. AND MCCARTHY, B.M., 1977. LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV. OFR-22.
Reference (Deposit): 1971 GEOLMAP BROMFIELD AND CRITTENDEN GQ-85
Reference (Production): JOHNSON, E, 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION, UT GEOL AND MIN SUR
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