The Crescent Tunnel is a silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 8,599 feet.
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Elevation: 8,599 Feet (2,621 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Zinc
Lat, Long: 40.62722, -111.53639
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Crescent Tunnel MRDS details
Primary: Crescent Tunnel
Secondary: Silver King Coalition Group
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: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1889
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 Permian
Analytical Data: AVERAGED: .024 OZ/TON AU, 18.33 OZ/TON AG 14.2 PERCENT PB, .487 PERCENT CU AND 3.53 PERCENT ZINC.
Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS NE 1/4 SW 1/4 SE 1/4
Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FOR ENTIRE SILVER KING COALITION GROUP
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS OF SILVER KING COALITION GROUP VERY EXTENSIVE
Comment (Deposit): ALL DATA FOR SILVER KING COALITION GROUP IN GENERAL. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Production): ERICKSON, A.J., (ED.), 1968, THE PARK CITY DIST.: UTAH GEOL. SOCIETY GUIDEBOOK 22.
Reference (Deposit): CRITTENDEN, M.D., 1966, GEOL. MAP OF THE PARK CITY WEST QUAD.: U.S.G.S. MAP GQ-535.
Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976, LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL SURV. OFR-22.
Reference (Deposit): ERICKSON, A.J., (ED.), 1968, PARK CITY DISTRICT: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK NO. 22.
Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, M.D., 1912, GEOL. AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PARK CITY DISTRICT: U.S.G.S. PROF. PA. 77.
Reference (Deposit): 1966 GEOLMAP CRITTENDEN, CALKINS AND SHARP GQ-53
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