Butterfield Mine

The Butterfield Mine is a lead, zinc, silver, and copper mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 6,024 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: Butterfield Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 6,024 Feet (1,836 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Silver, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.5, -112.13333

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Butterfield Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Butterfield Mine


Commodity

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


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Larf


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1951
Time Period: 1932 - 1951
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^6.14 % Pb, 3.24 % Zn, 10.02 Oz Ag, 0.14 Oz Au


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

Not available


Structure

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Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Bornite


Comments

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References

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