The Ontario No 3 Shaft is a silver mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 7,841 feet.
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Elevation: 7,841 Feet (2,390 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver
Lat, Long: 40.6242, -111.49720
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Ontario No 3 Shaft MRDS details
Primary: Ontario No 3 Shaft
Tertiary: Stone, Crushed/Broken
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.
Owner Name: United Park City Mines Co.
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1980
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 77 230 P
Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL JM 1912 GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF PARK CITY DT UT
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