Alta Consolidated Mine

The Alta Consolidated Mine is a zinc, silver, molybdenum, lead, gold, and copper mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 9,301 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: Alta Consolidated Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 9,301 Feet (2,835 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Silver, Molybdenum, Lead, Gold, Copper

Lat, Long: 40.5983, -111.61890

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Alta Consolidated Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Alta Consolidated Mine


Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver
Primary: Molybdenum
Primary: Lead
Primary: Gold
Primary: Copper


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: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): 02-18-1965 CONSV DIV COMP

Reference (Deposit): 1916-1920 USGS MIN RES

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 201 P130