Confidence Mine

The Confidence Mine is a lead, silver, and zinc mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,051 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: Confidence Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 7,051 Feet (2,149 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Zinc

Lat, Long: 40.6456, -111.66500

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Confidence Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Confidence Mine


Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Zinc


State: Utah
County: Salt Lake

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.


Type: Federal Lease


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): 02-18-1965 CONSV DIV COMP

Reference (Deposit): 1931 USBM MIN RES

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 201 P104