Giles Group

The Giles Group is a zinc, lead, copper, and gold mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 8,524 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: Giles Group  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 8,524 Feet (2,598 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Lead, Copper, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.62139, -111.59083

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Giles Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Giles Group
Secondary: Little Dolly Tunnel


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Lead
Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fissure (S 70 E)


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Metamorphosed Ls


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): THE LITTLE DOLLY TUNNEL IS 1400 FT LONG.

Comment (Location): PROPERTY CONSIST OF 15 CLAIMS.


References

Reference (Deposit): CALKINS,F.C. & BUTLER,B.S., 1943, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE COTTONWOOD-AMERICAN FORK AREA: USGS PROF. PAPER 201, P. 113.

Reference (Deposit): JAMES,L.P., 1979, GEOLOGY, ORE DEPOSITS, AND HISTORY OF THE BIG COTTONWOOD MINING DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., BULL. 114, P. 81-82.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 03-25-1958