American Flag Shaft No. 2

The American Flag Shaft No. 2 is a silver, lead, and gold mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 7,598 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: American Flag Shaft No. 2  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 7,598 Feet (2,316 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.62833, -111.50028

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American Flag Shaft No. 2 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: American Flag Shaft No. 2
Secondary: American Flag Group


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Iron
Secondary: Manganese
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

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: L


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Thrust Belt

Type: L
Description: Park City Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Workings): ONE SHAFT

Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS SE 1/4 NE 1/4 SW 1/4

Comment (Production): 250 TONS OF ORE SHIPPED UP TO 1904


References

Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D., ET.AL., 1966. GEOL. MAP OF THE PARK CITY WEST QUAD.: U.S.G.S. GQ-535.

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1966. MINERALS OF UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV. BULL. 76.

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912. GEOL. AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PARK CITY DIST.: U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 77.

Reference (Deposit): 1966 GEOLMAP CRITTENDEN, M.D., ET.AL. GQ-53

Reference (Production): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912. GEOL. AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PARK CITY DISTRICT: U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 77.


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