Evergreen

The Evergreen is a lead, copper, gold, and silver mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 8,960 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: Evergreen  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 8,960 Feet (2,731 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Copper, Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.60611, -111.59111

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Satelite image of the Evergreen

Evergreen MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Evergreen
Secondary: New York Tunnel


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


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: Past Producer
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

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Intense Contact Alteration Of The Deseret And Gardison Limestone Producing Hydrous And Anhydrous Calc-Silicates.


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Magnetite
Ore: Iron


Comments

Comment (Deposit): ALONG CONTACT ZONE

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF THE UPPER NEW YORK TUNNEL AND THE LOWER 2700 FT EVERGREEN DRAINAGE TUNNEL, BOTH ADITS ARE CAVED.


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. 112.

Reference (Deposit): JAMES,L.P., 1979, GEOLOGY, ORE DEPOSITS, AND HISTORY OF THE BIG COTTONWOOD MINING DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURV., BULL. 114, P. 86.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 03-26-1958