Unknown Tunnels and Prospects

The Unknown Tunnels and Prospects is a lead, silver, and gold mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 7,320 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: Unknown Tunnels and Prospects  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 7,320 Feet (2,231 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.645, -111.49917

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Unknown Tunnels and Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown Tunnels and Prospects
Secondary: Silver King Coalition Group


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City


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

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Thrust Belt

Type: L
Description: On West Limb Of Park City Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: .0235 OZ AU/TON, 18.33 OZ AG/TON, 14.2 LBS PB/TON, 3.53 LBS ZN/TON, .487 LBS CU/TON


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Deposit): NO DEPOSIT DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE

Comment (Deposit): PRODUCTION AND ASSAY DATA FOR SILVER KING COALITION GROUP IN GENERAL ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Workings): THREE TUNNELS AND ELEVEN PROSPECTS IN SEC 16 AND 21

Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS SW 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4


References

Reference (Deposit): 1971 GEOLMAP BROMFIELD AND CRITTENDEN GQ-85

Reference (Production): ERICKSON, A J, 1968, PARK CITY DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK 22.

Reference (Deposit): BROMFIELD, C S AND CRITTENDEN, M D, JR, 1971, GEOL MAP OF THE PARK CITY EAST QUAD: USGS MAP GQ-852.

Reference (Deposit): ERICKSON, A J, 1968, PARK CITY DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL SEC GUIDEBOOK NO 22.


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