The Yampa is a lead, zinc, silver, and copper mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,300 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.
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
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Country Rx (E-W, N), Fissures (N 80 E; N 10 E; N 40 W)
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian
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
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