Sells Mine

The Sells Mine is a lead, zinc, silver, bismuth, and copper mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 8,750 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: Sells Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 8,750 Feet (2,667 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Silver, Bismuth, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.5822, -111.64640

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Sells Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sells Mine
Secondary: South Helca Mining Co


Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver
Primary: Bismuth
Primary: Copper


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): 1966 UTAH G AND MS BULL 79 P62

Reference (Deposit): 06-15-1971 CONSV DIV COMP