Butterfield Group

The Butterfield Group is a lead and silver mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah.

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: Butterfield Group  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.49944, -112.14583

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Satelite image of the Butterfield Group

Butterfield Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Butterfield Group


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver


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

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Quartzite In Black-Jack Gulch (Ne-Sw, Nw), Fracture Planes (Ne-Sw, 40 - 85 Nw)


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): WORKINGS INCLUDE: NORTHERN CHIEF, BEMIS, HIATT, EAGLE BIRD, QUEEN AND BUTTERFIELD. THE NORTHERN CHIEF, EAGLE BIRD AND QUEEN IS DISCUSSED SEPERATELY.; LATITUDE-LONGITUDE VALUES CALCULATED FROM TOWNSHIP, RANGE, SECTION.

Comment (Workings): BEMIS TUNNEL ( 475 FT SE OF QUEEN ) FOLLOWS THE BEMIS AND HIATT VEIN FOR 725 FT. BUTTERFIELD TUNNEL ( 1 MI. E OF QUEEN ) STRIKES N 60 , 28 FT. W FOR 8,766 FT.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 38. P. 325

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. YEARBOOK 1941-1964.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 03-26-1958