Oxford and Geneva Mines

The Oxford and Geneva Mines is a lead and silver mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 9,951 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: Oxford and Geneva Mines  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 9,951 Feet (3,033 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.5667, -111.64390

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Oxford and Geneva Mines MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Oxford and Geneva Mines
Secondary: Alta-Michigan Mines Co


Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver


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: Past Producer
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): USGS BULL 620 P188

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 201 P128 P1 1.30

Reference (Deposit): USGS GEOLOGIC QUAD MAP 6Q-378

Reference (Deposit): 02-27-1958 CONSV DIV COMP