The Butterfield Group is a lead and silver mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah.
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Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.49944, -112.14583
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Butterfield Group MRDS details
Primary: Butterfield Group
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Quartzite In Black-Jack Gulch (Ne-Sw, Nw), Fracture Planes (Ne-Sw, 40 - 85 Nw)
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
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.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 38. P. 325
Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. YEARBOOK 1941-1964.
Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 03-26-1958