The Velvet Group is a silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 7,001 feet.
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Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Zinc
Lat, Long: 40.66389, -111.46472
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Velvet Group MRDS details
Primary: Velvet Group
District: Park City District
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: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
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
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Commodity): COMMODITIES INFERRED FROM NEARBY MINES
Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS NE 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4
Comment (Workings): ONE TUNNEL
Reference (Deposit): BROMFIELD, C.S. AND CRITTENDEN, M.D., JR., 1971. GEOL. MAP OF THE PARK CITY EAST QUAD.: U.S.G.S. MAP GQ-852.
Reference (Deposit): WARREN, C.W., 1971. INDEX TO THE SALT LAKE MINING REVIEW: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV. BULL. 91.
Reference (Deposit): 1971 GEOLMAP BROMFIELD, C.S. AND CRITTENDEN, M.D. GQ-85
Reference (Production): WARREN, C.W., 1971. INDEX TO THE SALT LAKE MINING REVIEW: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SUR. BULL. 91
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