Albion Mine

The Albion Mine is a mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 10,082 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: Albion Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 10,082 Feet (3,073 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.5717, -111.63720

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Albion Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Albion Mine


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Little Cottonwood 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.


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: 1870
Discovery Year: 1870
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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: Barite
Unknown: Argentite
Unknown: Cerussite
Unknown: Bournonite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Smithsonite
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Chalcopyrite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): BULLOCK, K.C., 1967, MINERALS OF UTAH: UTAH GMS BULLETIN 76,

Reference (Deposit): P. 276

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, B.S., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PRO. PAPE

Reference (Deposit): 130, PLATE 45

Reference (Deposit): E COTTONWOOD-AMERICAN FORK AREA, UTAH: USGS PRO. PAPER 201,

Reference (Deposit): CALKINS, F.C. AND B.S. BUTLER, 1943, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSIT