The Garfield Smelter is a copper mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 4,800 feet.
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Elevation: 4,800 Feet (1,463 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 40.7461, -112.14830
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Garfield Smelter MRDS details
Primary: Garfield Smelter
Secondary: (Facility) Garfield Copper Smelter
Secondary: Kennecott Copper Smelter
County: Salt Lake
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.
Owner Name: Kennecott Corp. (Div Of Rtz Corp Plc)
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1994
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Plant Type: Smelter
Operation Type: Processing Plant
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): MESA MET-NONMET MINE FILE REF USBM PROD TABS
Reference (Deposit): OWNER-OP: KENNECOTT COPPER CORP CAP 250000 ST CU
Reference (Deposit): UTAH COPPER STORY KENN COPPER CORPUTAH COPPER DIVISION