Park City District

The Park City District is a silver and lead mine located in Wasatch county, Utah.

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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.

Mine Info

Name: Park City District  

State:  Utah

County:  Wasatch

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.6517, -111.50280

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Park City District MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Park City District
Secondary: Ontario
Secondary: Treasure Hill
Secondary: Silver King Mines


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Utah
County: Wasatch
District: PARK CITY DISTRICT


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: NEW PARK MINING CO.

Owner Name: UNITED PARK CITY MINING CO

Owner Name: NEW PARK MINING

Owner Name: UNITED PARK CITY MINING CO

Owner Name: ANACONDA COMPANY


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: District
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: FISSURE VEINS, BEDDED REPLACEMENT
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1971
Discovery Year: 1869
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic replacement


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: UINTA ANTICLINE (ENE TO WSW)

Type: L
Description: PARK CITY ANTICLINE, NE; LOCAL DOMING BY INTRUSIVES SIX IMPORTANT ZONES OF FAULTING; COMPOUND OVERTHRUST


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration: OXIDATION
Alteration Text: OXIDATION

Alteration Type: L
Alteration: HYDROTHERMAL
Alteration Text: HYDROTHERMAL


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): BOUTWELL, J. M., 1912, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PARK CITY DISTRICT, UTAH; USGS PROF. PAPER 77, 231P.

Reference (Deposit): WILLIAMS, N. C. ED, 1959, GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF THE WASATCH AND UINTA MTS. TRANSITION AREA; SALT LAKE CITY, IAPG LOTT, ANNFIELD CONF.

Reference (Deposit): KOSCHMANN, AH AND BERGENDAHL, M. H., 1968, PRINCIPAL GOLD PRODUCING DISTRICTS OF THE UNITED STATES, USGS PROF. PAPER 610, 283P.

Reference (Deposit): JENNEY, WP, 1906, STRUCT. FEAT. OF ONTARIO MINERAL BELT, MIN AND SCI PRESS, VOL 92, P. 6, 24, 54, 108.

Reference (Deposit): BLACKWELDER, ELIOT, 1910. NEW LIGHT ON THE GEOLOGY OF THE WASATCH MTS; GEOL SOC AMER BULL. VOL 21 P. 517-542.

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, BS AND LOUGHLIN, GF, 1915, A RECONNAISSANCE OF THE COTTONWOOD - AMERICAN FORK MINING REGION, UTAH: USGS BULL. 620, P. 165-266.

Reference (Deposit): EMMONS, SF, 1877, DESCRIPTIVE GEOLOGY: U. S. GEOL. EXPLOR. 40TH PARALLEL, FINAL REPORT, VOL 2.

Reference (Deposit): HOLLISTER, O.U. 1888, GOLD AND SILVER MINING IN UTAH: AM. INST. MIN. ENG, TRANS., VOL 16, P. 13.

Reference (Deposit): BARNES, M.P., SIMOS, J. G., 1968, ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PARK CITY DIST. WITH A CONTRIBUTION ON THE MAYFLOWER LODE; IN RIDGE, J. D. ED, ORE DEPOSITS OF U. S. 1933- 1967, P. 1102.

Reference (Deposit): JAMES, A.H., 1973. LEAD AND ZINC RESOURCES IN UTAH; UTAH GEOL. AND MINERALOGICAL SURVEY, SPECIAL STUDIES 44, JULY 1973 P. 26 - 32.

Reference (Deposit): WHITE, L., 1975, ONTARIO PROJECT KEEPS MINING ALIVE IN UTAH'S HISTORIC PARK CITY DISTRICT; ENGIN. AND MINING JOUR. 2 - 76 P. 67 - 72.

Reference (Deposit): GRANT, S.K., 1966, METALLIZATION AND PARAGENESIS IN THE PARK CITY DIST., UTAH, PHD THESIS, 183 P.


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