The Reed's Peak Consolidated Mines is a lead mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,999 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: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead
Lat, Long: 40.62889, -111.65500
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Reed's Peak Consolidated Mines MRDS details
Primary: Reed's Peak Consolidated Mines
Secondary: Big Cottonwood Consolidated
County: Salt Lake
District: Big Cottonwood District
Land ownership: National Forest
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: U.S. Forest Service
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Wasatch Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: N. Flank, Big Cottonwood Upliftshelf
Description: West Superior Fault, Alta Overthrust
Comment (Workings): LOWER ADIT IS 1700 FT. LONG. BIG COTTONWOOD CONSOL. IS DEVELOPED BY 3 ADITS, THE LOWEST ONE IS 740 FT. LONG. ALL OF THE WORKINGS ARE NOW CAVED, AT LEAST 10 WORKINGS
Comment (Location): SW OF DOUGHNUT FALLS ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1977
Comment (Production): SMALL SHIPMENT OF LEAD ORE FROM UPPER REEDS PEAK ADIT
Comment (Deposit): NUMEROUS FISSURES INVESTIGATED AT LIMESTONE QUARTZITE CONTACT
Reference (Deposit): CALKINS, F.C. AND B.S. BUTLER, 1943, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE COTTONWOOD-AMERICAN FORK AREA, UTAH: U.S. GEOL. SURV. PROF PAPER 201
Reference (Deposit): BUTLER AND OTHERS, 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: U.S. GEOL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 111
Reference (Production): JAMES, L.P., 1979, P. 60; CALKINS AND BUTLER, 1943, P. 82
Reference (Deposit): JAMES, L.P., 1979, GEOLOGY, ORE DEPOSITS, AND HISTORY OF THE BIG COTTONWOOD MINING DISTRICT, SALT LAKE CO., UTAH: UTAH GEOL. & MINERAL SURV. BULL. 114.
Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D. JR, 1965, GEOLOGY OF THE MOUNT AIRE QUADRANGLE, SALT LAKE CO., UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MAP GQ-379