Little Bell Shaft

The Little Bell Shaft is a silver mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 8,579 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: Little Bell Shaft  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 8,579 Feet (2,615 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 40.6108, -111.50810

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Little Bell Shaft MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Little Bell Shaft


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Manganese
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper


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

Owner Name: United Park City Mines Co.
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1980


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: S


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

Not available


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): OF UTAH TO 1966 UTAH GEOL AND MINERAL SURVEY BULL 86 P 34

Reference (Deposit): CHILDEYS BS 1970 ABSTRACTS OF THESES CONCERNING THE GEOLOGY

Reference (Deposit): PARK CITY UTAH COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY MA THESIS 93 P

Reference (Deposit): SURVEY BULL 76 P 35

Reference (Deposit): CARNAHAN TS 1905 THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LITTLE BELL MINE

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

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

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


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