Ontario Mine

The Ontario Mine is a zinc and lead mine located in Summit county, Utah at an elevation of 7,874 feet.

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Mine Info

Name: Ontario Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Summit

Elevation: 7,874 Feet (2,400 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.6242, -111.49720

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Ontario Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ontario Mine


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Utah
County: Summit
District: Park City 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: Private Lease
Type: Patented


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: United Park City Mines Co.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: P. O. Box 1450 Park City, Ut
Info Year: 1995


Production

Year: 1981
Description: Ore Mined 33154 Metric Tons


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Combined Methods
Milling Method: Flotation
Year First Production: 1873
Discovery Year: 1872
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y
Deposit Size: L


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: Chrysocolla
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Tetrahedrite
Unknown: Anglesite
Unknown: Azurite
Unknown: Bornite
Unknown: Cerargyrite
Unknown: Cerussite
Unknown: Chalcocite
Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Malachite
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Pyrolusite
Unknown: Rhodochrosite


Comments

Comment (Reserve-Resource): IN 1985 THE PROPERTY EVALUATION WAS UPDATED. IT WAS DECIDED THAT AN ECONOMIC EVALUATION WAS NOT NECESSARY REASONS WERE GIVEN IN THE REPORT ONTARIO MINE IS MAINTAINED ON A STAND-BY BASIS

Comment (Exploration): IN 1985 THE PROPERTY EVALUATION WAS UPDATED. IT WAS DECIDED THAT AN ECONOMIC EVALUATION WAS NOT NECESSARY REASONS WERE GIVEN IN THE REPORT

Comment (Geology): FISSURE DEPOSITS: STRIKE,NORTH-EAST. DIP, 45 TO 60 DEGREES. BEDDED DEPOSITS: STRIKE, NORTH-WEST; DIP 18 TO 35 DEGREES.


References

Reference (Deposit): ORE DEPOSITS OF THE UNITED STATES 1933-1967 VOL. 2 "ORE DEPO

Reference (Deposit): ALIVE IN UTAH'S HISTORIC PARK CITY DISTRICT" BY LANE&WHITE

Reference (Deposit): 2,DATED 1968 ,

Reference (Deposit): ENGINEERING & MINING JOUR. FEB. 1976 "ONTARIO PROJECT KEEPS

Reference (Deposit): BY M.P. BARNES & J.G. SIMOS PP. 1103-1126, AIME, GRANTON SAL

Reference (Deposit): THE PARK CITY DISTRICT WITH A CONTRIBUTION ON THE MAYFLOWER

Reference (Deposit): UTAH. OCT.,1979, PP. 166-167.

Reference (Deposit): ERICKSON,JR, A.J. DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NORTH

Reference (Deposit): ENGINEERING AND MINING JOURNAL. THIS MONTH IN MINING;

Reference (Deposit): "GEOLOGIC ASPECTS OF RECENT EXPLORATION IN THE PARK CITY SIL

Reference (Deposit): 1127 DATED 1968.

Reference (Deposit): W.J. GARMOE IN ORE DEPOSITS OF THE U.S. 1933-1967 PT.8 CHAP.

Reference (Deposit): "BRECCIA STRUCTURES IN THE ONTARIO MINE PARK CITY DISTRICT,

Reference (Deposit): HOLDERS

Reference (Deposit): UNITED PARK CITY MINES COMPANY. 1984 ANNUAL REPORT TO STOCK

Reference (Deposit): DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATION RICHARD FLORINI. DENVER SEPT 1981

Reference (Deposit): AMERICAN MINING CONGRESS. MINING 81 CONVENTION. ONTARIO MINE

Reference (Deposit): UTAH. LODE MINE PRODUCTION AND METALS RECOVERABLE, 1976.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES' PRODUCTION STATISTIC, STATE OF

Reference (Deposit): UNITED PARK CITY MINES CO'S PROXY STATEMENT, JULY 1970 P.4.

Reference (Deposit): P. 12.

Reference (Deposit): UNITED PARK CITY MINES CO'S 10-K FORM REPORT, DEC. 1978,

Reference (Deposit): UNITED PARK CITY MINES CO'S PROXY STATEMENT, JULY 1970 P.4

Reference (Deposit): DEC. 1978, P. 11.

Reference (Deposit): UNITED PARK CITY MINES CO'S 1978 STATEMENT. ANNUAL REPORT,

Reference (Deposit): RESOURCES. DEC. 19, 1979, P. 8.

Reference (Deposit): THE MINING RECORD. CANADIANS INVESTING IN UTAH'S NATURAL

Reference (Deposit): PRODUCTION FROM THE ONTARIO NO.3 MINE. OCT. 1979, P. 10.

Reference (Deposit): MINING CONGRESS JOURNAL. MINING NEWSMONTH: RESUMPTION OF

Reference (Deposit): PROFITABLE (ONTARIO MINE). OCT.,1979, P.34.

Reference (Deposit): INTERMOUNTAIN PAY DIRT, NORANDA EXPECTS LHD'S TO MAKE MINE

Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF MINES CONTRACT NO. SO 230037, 1973, PP. 138-140

Reference (Deposit): IDAHO BUREAU OF MINING RESEARCH, MOSCOW, IDAHO. U.S.

Reference (Deposit): PLANS FOR UNDERGROUND HARDROCK MINES. UNIVERSITY OF

Reference (Deposit): HALL, C.J. AND PATRICIO, J. VENTILATION STUDIES AND SCAPE

Reference (Deposit): 1970, 12 PP.

Reference (Deposit): NUMBER 70-I-33, SOCIETY OF MINING ENGINEERS OF AIME.

Reference (Deposit): ORE ZONE ONTARIO MINE PARK CITY DISTRICT, UTAH PREPRINT

Reference (Deposit): UNITED PARK CITY MINES C0,S 1978 STATEMENT. ANNUAL REPORT

Reference (Deposit): BUREAU OF MINES GRANT NO. GO 264-006. 1976, PP. 358-361.

Reference (Deposit): ECONOMIC GEOLOGY SECTION. UGMS OPEN-FILE REPORT 22. U.S.

Reference (Deposit): 1976, (ONTARIO MINE). UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY,

Reference (Deposit): PERRY,L.I. AND B. M. MC CARTHY. LEAD AND ZINC IN UTAH,

Reference (Deposit): ECONOMIC GEOLOGY SECTION. UGMS OPEN -FILE REPORT 22. U.S.


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