Emma Mine

The Emma Mine is a mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 8,780 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: Emma Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 8,780 Feet (2,676 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.5911, -111.63420

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Satelite image of the Emma Mine

Emma Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Emma Mine


Commodity

Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Little Cottonwood District


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

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1870
Discovery Year: 1868
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


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

Unknown: Wulfenite
Unknown: Cerussite
Unknown: Chrysocolla
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Azurite
Unknown: Hematite
Unknown: Jacobsite
Unknown: Limonite
Unknown: Malachite
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Pyrolusite
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Siderite
Unknown: Smithsonite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Stephanite
Unknown: Stolzite
Unknown: Tetrahedrite
Unknown: Calamine


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1967, MINERALS OF UTAH: UTAH GMS BULLETIN 76,

Reference (Deposit): P. 272-275, 263, 255, 469, 259, 261

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PRO. PAPE

Reference (Deposit): 125, 78-79, 85, 122-123, PLATE 41

Reference (Deposit): E COTTONWOOD-AMERICAN FORK AREA, UTAH: USGS PRO. PAPER 201,

Reference (Deposit): CALKINS, F.C. AND B.S. BUTLER, 1943, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSIT