Midvale Minerals Co

The Midvale Minerals Co is a lead mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 4,314 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: Midvale Minerals Co  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 4,314 Feet (1,315 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 40.6172, -111.91670

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Midvale Minerals Co MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Midvale Minerals Co
Secondary: Childers Leasing Co


Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Arsenic


State: Utah
County: Salt Lake

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


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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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Reference (Deposit): 09-24-1962 CONSV DIV COMP

Reference (Deposit): 1924 1928 USBM MIN RES

Reference (Deposit): 1916-1923 MIN RES OF THE US