The Scottish Chief is a silver, lead, and gold mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 9,760 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.
Elevation: 9,760 Feet (2,975 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Gold
Lat, Long: 40.6228, -111.56860
Map: View on Google Maps
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.
Scottish Chief MRDS details
Primary: Scottish Chief
County: Salt Lake
Land ownership: National Forest
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: Federal Lease
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): 03-13-1958 CONSV DIV COMP
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 1135-B PL3
Reference (Deposit): 1904 USGS BULL 260 P151
Reference (Deposit): 1943 USGS PROF PAPER 201 P112
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 77 P224-225