Little Bell Mine

The Little Bell Mine is a mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 8,579 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: Little Bell Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 8,579 Feet (2,615 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.61111, -111.50806

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Little Bell Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Little Bell Mine


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: The Country Rocks Are Cut By Ne - Sw And E - W Fracture Zones.


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Cuprite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Anglesite


Comments

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS IN 1912 CONSIST OF A 200 FT ADIT, A 753 FT SHAFT WITH LEVELS AT 100 , 200 , 300 , AND 500 FT.


References

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912 , GEOL & ORE DEP OF PARK CITY DIST: USGS PROF PAPER 77 , P. 171 - 172

Reference (Deposit): BAKER, CALKINS, CRITTENDEN, AND BROMFIELD, 1966 , GEOL MAP OF BRIGHTON QUAD: USGS MAP GQ - 534


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