Howell Mine

The Howell Mine is a mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 9,206 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: Howell Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 9,206 Feet (2,806 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.6047, -111.65830

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Satelite image of the Howell Mine

Howell Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Howell Mine
Secondary: Baby McKee Mine


Commodity

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


Location

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


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.


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: 1885
Discovery Year: 1873
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: Smithsonite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Cerussite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): :UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY BULLETIN

Reference (Deposit): JAMES, IN PREPARATION, MINERAL RESOURCES OF BIG COTTONWOOD D