The Bully Boy is a lead mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,149 feet.
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Elevation: 7,149 Feet (2,179 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead
Lat, Long: 40.50861, -112.14833
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Bully Boy MRDS details
Primary: Bully Boy
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: THIN SEAMS
Description: Fracture Zone (N 40 E)
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian
Comment (Workings): THREE TUNNELS DRIVEN SW ALONG A FRACTURE ZONE. TOTAL LENGTH OF WORKINGS TO 1880 IS 2,000 FT.
Comment (Geology): THE MONZONITE STOCK IS CUT BY FRACTURES.
Comment (Location): CONSOLIDATED WITH THE SILVER SHIELD IN 1902 . THE MINE IS NOW UNDERNEATH THE WASTE DUMPS
Comment (Production): $40,000 PRODUCED IN 1880
Comment (Deposit): BULLY BOY VEIN
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 201.
Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. RES. 1926.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 38 , P. 246
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 02-18-1965