The Western Monitor Shaft is a silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 8,720 feet.
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Elevation: 8,720 Feet (2,658 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Zinc
Lat, Long: 40.62806, -111.55833
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Western Monitor Shaft MRDS details
Primary: Western Monitor Shaft
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.
Owner Name: United Park City Mines Co.
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 (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS NW 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4
Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION REPORTED
Comment (Workings): ONE SHAFT
Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D., ET.AL., 1966, GEOL. MAP OF THE PARK CITY WEST QUAD.: U.S.G.S. MAP GQ-535.
Reference (Deposit): ERICKSON, A.J., 1968, PARK CITY DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK 22
Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912, PARK CITY DISTRICT: U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 77.
Reference (Deposit): 1966 GEOLMAP CRITTENDEN, CALKINS AND SHARP GQ-53
Reference (Production): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912, PARK CITY DISTRICT: U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 77
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