The Liberal is a lead and copper mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 6,401 feet.
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Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Copper
Lat, Long: 40.53778, -112.16139
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Liberal MRDS details
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: SEAMS AND LENTICULAR BODIES
Description: Fissure (S 15 W)
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Crushed Quartzite
Comment (Deposit): ALONG A FRACTURE ZONE
Comment (Workings): TWO TUNNELS 250 AND 400 FT, AND A 300 FT DRIFT.
Comment (Location): CONSOLIDATED IN 1903 WITH BEN BUTLER INTO BUTLER - LIBERAL MINE. THE MINE TODAY IS UNDER THE WASTE DUMPS OF THE OPEN PIT.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 38. P. 293
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 03-25-1958