Wabash Property

The Wabash Property is a silver and lead mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 8,120 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.

Mine Info

Name: Wabash Property  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 8,120 Feet (2,475 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.61889, -111.48944

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Wabash Property MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Wabash Property


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City District


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

Type: Surface


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Uinta Arch

Type: L
Description: Park City Anticline


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Marmarization


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Garnet


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1973

Comment (Deposit): MAIN FISSURE ZONE WAS ENCOUNTERED 500 FEET NORTH OF THE SHAFT AND TRENDS N 60 - 75 E AND DIPS 50-65 N. SEVERAL ZONES OF SHEETING AND FRACTURING PARALLEL THE MAIN FISSURE NORTH FO THE SHAFT.

Comment (Workings): 820 FT. DEEP SHAFT WITH LEVELS AT 300 AND 600 FT. DRIFTING TOTALS ABOUT 4300 FT.


References

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PARK CITY DISTRICT, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 77, 230 P.

Reference (Deposit): BROMFIELD, C.S. AND OTHERS, 1970, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE HEBER QUADRANGLE, WASATCH AND SUMMIT COUNTIES, UTAH: USGS MAP GQ-864.


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