The Giles Group is a zinc, lead, copper, and gold mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 8,524 feet.
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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
Primary: Giles Group
Secondary: Little Dolly Tunnel
County: Salt Lake
District: Big Cottonwood District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Fissure (S 70 E)
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Metamorphosed Ls
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian
Comment (Workings): THE LITTLE DOLLY TUNNEL IS 1400 FT LONG.
Comment (Location): PROPERTY CONSIST OF 15 CLAIMS.
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