Anchor Tunnel Portal

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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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: Anchor Tunnel Portal  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

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

Site Name

Primary: Anchor Tunnel Portal
Secondary: Silver King Coalition Group


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City


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

Owner Name: United Park City Mines Co.


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


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

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


References

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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