Prince of Wales Mine

The Prince of Wales Mine is a mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 9,875 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: Prince of Wales Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 9,875 Feet (3,010 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.6042, -111.61580

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Prince of Wales Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Prince of Wales Mine
Secondary: Alta Tunnel Lease
Secondary: Highland Chief Mine
Secondary: Antelope and Wandering Boy
Secondary: Annie Tunnel


Commodity

Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Big Cottonwood District


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Type: Patented


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Walker Bank And Trust Salt Lake City
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1976


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1872
Discovery Year: 1870
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

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Cerussite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Smithsonite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Chalcopyrite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): CAN FORK DISTRICT: USGS PROF. PAPER 201 PP. 114-115

Reference (Deposit): CALKINS AND BUTLER, 1943, GEOLGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF COTTON-

Reference (Deposit): DISTRICT: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY BULLETIN

Reference (Deposit): JAMES, L.P., IN PREPARATION, MINERAL RESOURCES OF BIG COTTON