Blaine Tunnel

The Blaine Tunnel is a lead mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 6,900 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: Blaine Tunnel  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 6,900 Feet (2,103 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 40.52722, -112.13194

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Satelite image of the Blaine Tunnel

Blaine Tunnel MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blaine Tunnel


Commodity

Primary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District


Land Status

Not available


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

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Country Rock (N 10 E, 30 Nw)


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Latite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Latite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Commodity): NO MINERAL WAS SEEN BY BOUTWELL

Comment (Location): TUNNEL IS NOW UNDER THE WASTE DUMP OF THE OPEN PIT

Comment (Workings): TUNNEL IS 325 FT IN SW, 80 FT NW

Comment (Deposit): PROSPECT


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 38 P. 314

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 03-26-1958