The Jupiter Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 9,249 feet.
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Elevation: 9,249 Feet (2,819 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.61389, -111.54528
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Jupiter Mine MRDS details
Primary: Jupiter Mine
District: Park City 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
Description: Fissures In The Property Strike N 30 - 70 E, Dip 45 - 85 Se.
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sedimentary Rocks Are Highly Metamorphosed.
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Early Triassic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS IN 1912 CONSISTED OF AN INCLINE AND A SERIES OF TUNELS FROM THE TOP TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SLOPE.
Comment (Geology): THE MINE IS AT THE IGNEOUS-SEDIMENTARY CONTACT ZONE.
Comment (Production): PRODUCTION TO 1888 ESTIMATED AT 50,000 POUNDS.
Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J. M., 1912 , GEOL & ORE DEP OF PARK CITY DISTRICT: USGS PP 77 , P. 220
Reference (Deposit): BAKER, A. A., CALKINS, F. C., CRITTENDEN, M. D., JR, BROMFIELD, C. S., 1966 , GEOL MAP OF BRIGHTON QUAD: USGS MAP GQ - 534
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