The Unknown Tunnels and Prospects is a lead, silver, and gold mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 7,320 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.
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
Primary: Unknown Tunnels and Prospects
Secondary: Silver King Coalition Group
District: Park City
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: L
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Wasatch Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR
Description: Thrust Belt
Description: On West Limb Of Park City Anticline
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pennsylvanian
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
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
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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