Tintic Standard Mine (Tintic Standard Mines 2 & 3), East Tintic District, East Tintic Mts, Utah Co., Utah, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° 57' North , 112° 4' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||39.95000,-112.06667|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Located at Dividend, near Eureka. Coordinate spread for the three mines in the group: 39º57'06" - 39º57'21"; 112º03'31" - 112º03'53".
40 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Oligocene - Late Eocene|
23.03 - 37.8 Ma
|Laguna Springs Latite, Tintic Mountain Group, Packard Quartz Latite, and Apex Conglomerate|
Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 37.8 Ma)
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. 
Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 480, 565, 634.
Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1960) Carminite and beudantite from the northern part of the Lake District and from Cornwall. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 32, n° 249, 423-432. (includes reference to plumbojarosite from this locality).
Utah Geological and Mining Survey, Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah, Bulletin 117.
USGS Professional Paper 1024.