Jupiter Mine

The Jupiter Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 9,249 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: Jupiter Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

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

Site Name

Primary: Jupiter Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City 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

Type: L
Description: Fissures In The Property Strike N 30 - 70 E, Dip 45 - 85 Se.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sedimentary Rocks Are Highly Metamorphosed.


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Early Triassic

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Malachite
Gangue: Dolomite
Gangue: Specularite
Gangue: Garnet
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

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.


References

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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