Armstrong Tunnel Mine

The Armstrong Tunnel Mine is a lead and zinc mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 6,690 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: Armstrong Tunnel Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 6,690 Feet (2,039 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.5189, -112.16420

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Armstrong Tunnel Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Armstrong Tunnel Mine


Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc


State: Utah
County: Salt Lake

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Type: Patented


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Owner Name: Kenecott Copper Corp
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Utah


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

Mineral Deposit Model

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Reference (Deposit): U S GEOL SURVEY 1952 BINGHAM CANYON 7.5 MIN QUAD