Naildriver Mine

The Naildriver Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 8,320 feet.

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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: Naildriver Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 8,320 Feet (2,536 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.615, -111.48722

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Naildriver Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Naildriver Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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

Type: Surface


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Uinta Arch

Type: L
Description: Park City Anticline


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Marmarization


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Zincite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Workings): ONE TUNNEL ABOUT 1800 FT. LONG (NORTH WORKING) WITH DRIFTING DONE FROM MAIN LEVEL AND A FEW SUB LEVELS; A 688 FT. DEEP SHAFT JOINS THE TUNNEL AT THE SHAFTS 400 FT. LEVEL.

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1973

Comment (Development): DISCOVERED BY JACK CREEN, CONSOLIDATED INTO NAILDRIVER MINING CO. WITH PARTIAL OWNERSHIP AND MINING ASSISTANCE BY THE ONTARIO CO.

Comment (Deposit): ORE OCCURRED IN BUNCHES AND BROKEN BANDS


References

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PARK CITY DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 77, P. 163-164.

Reference (Deposit): BROMFIELD, C.S., AND OTHERS, 1970, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE HEBER QUADRANGLE, WASATCH AND SUMMIT COUNTIES, UTAH: USGS MAP GQ-864.


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