American Flag Shaft

The American Flag Shaft is a gold mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 8,100 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: American Flag Shaft  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 8,100 Feet (2,469 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.6286, -111.49970

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American Flag Shaft MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: American Flag Shaft


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Manganese
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit


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.


Holdings

Type: Patented


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


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

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): SURVEY BULL 76 P 35

Reference (Deposit): 1967 UTAH GEOL AND MINERAL SURVEY BULL 84 P 31

Reference (Deposit): SYLVIA GN 1970 A DIRECTORY OF THE MINING INDUSTRY OF UTAH

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK KC 1966 MINERALS OF UTAH UTAH GEOLOGY AND MINERAL

Reference (Deposit): DISTRICT UTAH USGS PROF PAPER 77 P 1 230

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL JM 1912 GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF PARK CITY

Reference (Deposit): USGS 1955 PARK CITY EAST 7-5 TOPOGRAPHIC MAP


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