Yampa

The Yampa is a lead, zinc, silver, and copper mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,300 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: Yampa  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 7,300 Feet (2,225 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Silver, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.51444, -112.17278

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Yampa MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Yampa


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper


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: Past Producer
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 Rx (E-W, N), Fissures (N 80 E; N 10 E; N 40 W)


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): UNDER DUMPS

Comment (Workings): A 70 FT INCLINE, CROSSCUTS, DRIFTS.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: THE COUNTRY ROCK IS A CRUSHED, FRACTURED, BANDED CHERTY LIMESTONE


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 38. P. 269

Reference (Deposit): USGS MIN. RES. 1923.

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. RES. 1926.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 02-18-1965