Emma Mine

The Emma Mine is a copper, silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 8,750 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: Emma Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 8,750 Feet (2,667 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Silver, Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.58333, -111.65000

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Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Emma Mine

Emma Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Emma Mine


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Alta


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Deposit): EMMA ORE BODY IS REPLACEMENT OF BRECCIA ZONE ASSOCIATED WITH ONE OR MORE BEDS OF JEFFERSON DOLOMITE AND MADISON LIMESTONE. SEVERAL N-S FAULTS ASSOCIATED WITH REED AND BENSON THRUST FAULT ALSO AFFECT ORE DEPOSITION.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 201