The Gypsy Blair Mine is a lead and copper mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 9,160 feet.
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Elevation: 9,160 Feet (2,792 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Copper
Lat, Long: 40.60833, -111.63361
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Gypsy Blair Mine MRDS details
Primary: Gypsy Blair Mine
County: Salt Lake
District: Big Cottonwood District
Land ownership: National Forest
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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: North Limb Of Uinta Arch, Wasatch Fault
Description: Alta Thrust Zone
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Development): CONSISTS OF 4 CLAIMS. UNDER DEVELOPMENT ON OR ABOUT 1900-1916
Comment (Workings): A 700 FT ADIT, SHALLOW PROSPECT PITS AND A SHAFT
Comment (Geology): ALSO IN MISS. GARDISON LIMESTONE
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1973
Comment (Production): ONE SMALL SHIPMENT OF CU-PB ORE WAS MADE FROM THE PROPERTY IN THE EARLY 1900'S.
Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D., JR., 1965, GEOL. OF THE DROMEDARY PEAK QUAD.: USGS MAP GQ-378.
Reference (Deposit): CALKINS, F.C. AND BUTLER, B.S., 1943, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE COTTONWOOD-AMERICAN FORK AREA, UTAH: USGS PP 201, PG. 104.
Reference (Deposit): JAMES, L.P., 1979, GEOLOGY, ORE DEPOSITS AND HISTORY OF THE BIG COTTONWOOD DISTRICT, UTAH: UGMS BULLETIN 114, PG. 74.
Reference (Production): UGMS BULLETIN 114, PG. 74