The Silver Mountain Mine is a mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 9,006 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 9,006 Feet (2,745 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.6239, -111.67530
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Silver Mountain Mine MRDS details
Primary: Silver Mountain Mine
County: Salt Lake
District: Big Cottonwood District
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1881
Discovery Year: 1875
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): DISTRICT: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY BULLETIN.
Reference (Deposit): JAMES, L.P., IN PREPARATION, MINERAL RESOURCES OF BIG COTTON