The Emma Mine is a mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 8,780 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 8,780 Feet (2,676 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.5911, -111.63420
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Emma Mine MRDS details
Primary: Emma Mine
County: Salt Lake
District: Little Cottonwood District
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1870
Discovery Year: 1868
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
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