Nast

The Nast is a silver and lead mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,149 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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: Nast  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 7,149 Feet (2,179 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.51278, -112.16472

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Nast MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Nast
Secondary: Nast and Benton Tunnel


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENTICULAR SEAMS


Structure

Type: L
Description: Ne - Sw Fissures 3 - 9 Ft Wide


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Brecciated Monzonite


Rocks

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1905 - FERGUSON VEIN: 45 - 55 % PB, $4 - 5 AU, 20 - 30 OZ AG, AND TRACE OF CU TO THE TON.


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): UNDER THE WASTE DUMPS

Comment (Deposit): SITUATED ON THE NAST AND FERGUSON VEINS.

Comment (Workings): 2,600 FT NAST TUNNEL, 1,600 FT BENTON TUNNEL.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: SOME VUGS ARE LINED WITH CALCITE CRYSTALS


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 38. P. 279

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 03-25-1958