Reed's Peak Consolidated Mines

The Reed's Peak Consolidated Mines is a lead mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,999 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: Reed's Peak Consolidated Mines  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

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

Site Name

Primary: Reed's Peak Consolidated Mines
Secondary: Big Cottonwood Consolidated


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Big Cottonwood District


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: U.S. Forest Service


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Wasatch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: N. Flank, Big Cottonwood Upliftshelf

Type: L
Description: West Superior Fault, Alta Overthrust


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena


Comments

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


References

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