Vulcan Mine

The Vulcan Mine is a mine located in Juab county, Utah at an elevation of 5,020 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.

Mine Info

Name: Vulcan Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Juab

Elevation: 5,020 Feet (1,530 Meters)


Lat, Long: 39.8517, -113.45310

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Vulcan Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Vulcan Mine


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


State: Utah
County: Juab
District: Fish Springs 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.


Type: Patented


Type: Underground


Owner Name: George C. Whitmore Co. C/Oleroy Johnson, Provo Utah
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1976


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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: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Unknown: Cerargyrite
Unknown: Plumbojarosite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Cerussite
Unknown: Anglesite


Comment (Deposit): FROM A-3, L.J. OLSEN, P.O. BOX 376, PROVO, UTAH, 84601


Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 1135-B BY A.V. HEYL PAGE 32-33

Reference (Deposit): USGS PRO. PAPER 111 BY B.S. BUTLER PAGE 466 (1920)

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