Newport Claim

The Newport Claim is a lead mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,520 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: Newport Claim  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 7,520 Feet (2,292 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 40.64806, -111.67083

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Satelite image of the Newport Claim

Newport Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Newport Claim


Commodity

Primary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Big Cottonwood District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Wasatch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: N. Flank, Big Cottonwood Uplift


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Geology): OXIDIZED LEAD-BEARING GOETHITE

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1977

Comment (Workings): INCLINED SHAFT OF UNKNOWN DEPTH


References

Reference (Deposit): JAMES, L.P., 1979, GEOLOGY, ORE DEPOSITS, AND HISTORY OF THE BIG COTTONWOOD MINING DISTRICT, SALT LAKE CO., UTAH: UTAH GEOL. & MINERAL SURV. BULL-114.

Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D. JR, 1965, GEOLOGY OF THE MOUNT AIRE QUADRANGLE, SALT LAKE CO., UTAH: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MAP GQ-379

Reference (Deposit): CALKINS, F.C. AND B.S. BULTER 1943, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE COTTONWOOD-AMERICAN FORK AREA, UTAH: US. GEOL. SURY. PROF. PAPER 201

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER AND OTHERS, 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: U.S GEOL SURVEY PROF. PAPER III