The Evergreen is a lead, copper, gold, and silver mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 8,960 feet.
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Elevation: 8,960 Feet (2,731 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Copper, Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.60611, -111.59111
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Evergreen MRDS details
Secondary: New York Tunnel
County: Salt Lake
District: Big Cottonwood District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Intense Contact Alteration Of The Deseret And Gardison Limestone Producing Hydrous And Anhydrous Calc-Silicates.
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian
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.
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