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South Hecla Mine (Alta United Mines Company; Dwyer Tunnel; Alta-Quincy Tunnel), Little Cottonwood District (Alta District), Wasatch Mts, Salt Lake Co., Utah, USA

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South Hecla mine tailings crossed by ski lifts in Alta, Utah

South Hecla Mine, Little Cottonwood District, Wasatch Mts, Salt Lake Co., Utah, USA
South Hecla mine tailings crossed by ski lifts in Alta, Utah

South Hecla Mine, Little Cottonwood District, Wasatch Mts, Salt Lake Co., Utah, USA
South Hecla mine tailings crossed by ski lifts in Alta, Utah

South Hecla Mine, Little Cottonwood District, Wasatch Mts, Salt Lake Co., Utah, USA
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 35' 14'' North , 111° 38' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.5872222222, -111.635555556
 
REF:Deposit:: CALKINS, F.C. AND BUTLER, B.S., 1943, GEOL. AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE COTTONWOOD-AMERICAN FORK AREA, UTAH: USGS PROF. PA. 201, P. 125-127., PLATE 44
Deposit:: BUTLER, B.S., 1920, THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH: USGS PRO. PAPE
Deposit:: CRITTENDEN, M.D., JR., 1965, GEOL. OF THE DROMEDARY PEAK QUAD., UTAH: USGS MAP GQ-378.
Commodities (Major) - Silver, Lead; (Minor) - Zinc, Copper, Gold; (Trace) - Tungsten, Antimony
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Quartz-Monzonite Porphyry, Butterfield Peaks Formation
Structure: On North Limb Of Uinta Arch., East Of The Wasatch Fault, Alta Thrust Zone, Howland Fault, Wedge And Kale Hayes Fissures
Host Rock: Quartzite, Shale, Limestone, Dolomite
Tectonic Structure: Uinta Arch

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