The Kearns-Keith Mine is a lead and zinc mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 8,399 feet.
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Elevation: 8,399 Feet (2,560 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc
Lat, Long: 40.62417, -111.51944
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Kearns-Keith Mine MRDS details
Primary: Kearns-Keith Mine
Secondary: Walker and Webster
District: Park City District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Crescent Fault Striking E-W, Dipping South. Fissures Striking N 80 E.
Name: Plutonic Rock
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Name: Plutonic Rock
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Location): CHRONOLOGICAL EVENTS: 1869 - DISCOVERY OF ORE ON THE WALKER & WEBSTER CLAIM; 1870 - LOCATION OF GREEN MONSTER, PINON, AND BUCKEYE CLAIMS; 1880 - LOCATION OF REBELLION AND CLIMAX CLAIMS; 1882 - CONSOLIDATIONOF THE ABOVE AS CRESCENT CO.; 1883 - LOCATION OF SAMPSON AND APEX CLAIMS; 1885 - LOCATION OF THE BOSS CLAIM; 1889 - SAMPSON REORGANIZED AS THE ALLIANCE; 1899 - SILVER KING MINE BOUGHT ALLIANCE; 1903 - ALL THE ABOVE MINES IS CONSOLIDATED AS THE KEARNS-KEITH; 1908 - KEARNS-KEITH IS PURCHASED BY THE SILVER KING COALITION MINES CO.
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF FIVE TUNNELS: ALLIANCE - 7200 FT, HANAUER - 3500 FT, JONES - 2,000 FT, AETNA - 2,000 FT, AND ANTELOPE - 1900 FT; THE CRESCENT INCLINE, THE BOSS SHAFT.
Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J.M., 1912 , GEOLOGY & ORE DEPOSIT OF THE PARK CITY DISTRICT: USGS PP 77 , P. 174
Reference (Deposit): BAKER, A.A., CALKINS, F.C., CRITTENDEN, M.D. JR, BROMFIELD, C.S., 1966 , GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE BRIGHTON QUAD: USGS QUAD MAP GQ - 534
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