The Anchor Tunnel Portal is a lead, zinc, and silver mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 7,641 feet.
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Elevation: 7,641 Feet (2,329 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.62556, -111.50472
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Anchor Tunnel Portal MRDS details
Primary: Anchor Tunnel Portal
Secondary: Silver King Coalition Group
District: Park City
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: United Park City Mines Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: L
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 SE 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4
Comment (Production): THE ANCHOR MINE FOR WHICH THIS WAS THE DRAIN TUNNEL PRODUCED 94,639 TONS OF DRY CONCENTRATE ASSAYING 41 PERCENT PB, 26 OZ./TON AG, .043 OZ./TON AU AND 8.87 PERCENT ZINC.
Comment (Workings): TUNNEL IS APPROXIMATELY 6600 FT LONG AND CONNECTS WITH THE ANCHOR SHAFT AT THE 1200 FT LEVEL
Comment (Deposit): THIS TUNNEL IS THE DRAIN TUNNEL FOR THE ANCHOR SHAFT, ALSO CALLED THE JUDGE SHAFT. ALL DATA FOR SILVER KING COALITION GROUP IN GENERAL. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Production): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912, GEOL. AND ORE DEPOS. OF THE PARK CITY DIST.: U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 77.
Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D., JR., ET.AL., 1966, GEOL. MAP OF THE PARK CITY WEST QUADRANGLE: U.S.G.S. MAP GQ-535.
Reference (Deposit): ERICKSON, A.J. (ED.), 1966, PARK CITY DISTRICT, UTAH: UTAH GEOL. SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK 22.
Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MIN. SURV. OPEN FILE REPORT NO. 22.
Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912, GEOL. AND ORE DEPOS. OF THE PARK CITY DIST.
Reference (Deposit): 1966 GEOLMAP CRITTENDEN, CALKINS AND SHARP GQ-53
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