Ben Butler

The Ben Butler is a mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 6,401 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: Ben Butler  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.5375, -112.15972

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Ben Butler MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ben Butler
Secondary: Butler-Liberal


Commodity

Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham 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

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Slip Planes (N 15 W - N 65 W), Fissure (N 50 - 65 W, Dip Sw) With Ore 1-2 Inches Thick


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Bedrock Is Intensely Crushed And Fissured.


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): MINE IS NOW BENEATH THE OPEN PIT MINE DUMPS, ELEVATION IS OF THE ORIGINAL PORTAL, CONSOLIDATION WITH LIBERAL MINE OCCURRED IN 1903.

Comment (Commodity): SOME LEAD CARBONATE IN GOUGE.

Comment (Geology): THE COUNTRY ROCK IS AN INTERBEDDED QUARTZITE, CALCAREOUS QUARTZITE, AND BLACK CALCAREOUS SHALE.

Comment (Production): NO QUANT. DATA


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 38. P. 294

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