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The important mining discoveries Iong Before long the news got around found the bedded slopes While rereo re Concentrates and crude ore from froma 15 mm cere to that caused Park City Utah to be that the district had given birth placement ore is restricted to cer- the mill and mine arc transported to a wonderful new ore zone There tarn members of the two formations to Park City by an aerial tramway ot tain known as the greatest s ilver camp was an hegira s ver camphe ira from the Ontario to occurring at different horizons long feet Jong sepa on earth took place at widely sepa- look at the new wonder a mine most valuable and productive the epa dewonder-a dewonder tookde Except for a very small tonnage de tor inrated intervals without quartzite Everybody took posit occurs in a limestone bed in ot crude ore the entire output of of ores First came the discovery of the a look at the ore and saw that it the Park City formation about the mine Is treated in the company a feet above the Weber quartzite a aflotation concentrating mill with anotation Ontario mine in 1872 This was near was good ot tons It also aiso ot Some of the bedded deposits have daily capacity of the future site of Park City They Where does it go from here mm af ton tons tons' question HunHuncontinuously productive for owns a sampling mill of lor Hun called call d it Parleys Park then The was the universalthe extension of been feet along their strike with daily capacity and modem change modern e lor dreds looked for mmSUSU rooms one at the collar of the SUOntario wasn't really the first min- the Woodside vein min no indication of a decrease either cither yen King shaft one at of eral showing in that section but it In the crowd vere several able in metal content or the dimensions ver Alliance tunnel andthe portal of were atthe third at the ot was the first big mine Earlier finds miners Thomas Kearns David of the ore deposit SUver Silver King ConConCon Con fis- the portal of the Lode deposits are prospects were hardly more than prospect Keith James Ivers John Judge and sures that appear to found in fis solidated tunneL be the chanchanchan The company owns brought their practical acres ot Rector Skeen the locator of the others nels through which the ore-bearing ot ways ways' Ontario was lucky in some ways knowledgee of Mother Earth into use solutions circulated and formed the patented ground all within the thee the themlong they assured themthem replacement boundaries of the mineralized zone and unlucky in others He was lucky Before zone limedeposits in the limedeposit lime the heir to the also abo ot no in noticing a knob of ore no bigger selves that the key to the new min stone beds Deposits of this charac- In the Park City district It aLso characot chanac charac minthan your fist sticking out of the discovery with all its dips spurs ter lie along a continuous master owns a one-third interest in mastereral area used ground and this the only speck of eral angles WI a claim known as fractured zone The ores carry lead acres us d as a tailing was sUck- and stickdam sUck Ontario ore that ever was seen stick In- darn adjoining the zinc silver gold and copper In ing above the surface but he wasn't the Mayflower many 0 the metallic contents Only a small percentage o he prosso lucky in deciding to Jet Senator Woodside pros let of the ore have increased with company's holdings has been prosasso pected and development work done Hearst of California and his uso Having made up their minds the depth havo miners went after The lodes being worked at pres- at greatest depth in the mine proves keen dates have the claim for pros pres and He little dreamed that eventually a lease and bond on this promising ent writes Mr M. 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Dailey gen- the uniform size the continuity andJel gen en M ot start ent would yield between property and got it After start- eral manager of the Silver King for- the value of the ore bodies the Ontario SlIver for at cral miles the United States Bureau of Mines in divi ing a shaft one and and KIngMetal contents of the Sliver K Silver KIng up the gulch at an elevation of ot disseminated seam ore in the first nine months of consist of dI d suI sulof the Ontario was in feet above sea level and sinking with fair sized bunches of rich sul- Included in the lead concentrates sul The wealth sul teet per cent feet they struck phide ore occurring in the fracture shipped to the smelter sliver silver The silver occurred in vertically about the objective ounces silver 1058 ounce deposdepos ot Quartzite Hence the tradition that their objective body extension of the zone Production of the lode depos- lead lone Woodside ore per cent copper AverAverper- old andl Aver tor bonan Its ts Its is estimated as totaling 5 per gold and 84 it was no use to look for bonanzaa Aver dun dur continSU contin Sil ore around Park in anything but Mining in the Mayflower contin- cent of the total output of the Sil- age zinc concentrates shipped durperpe per reo big rere cent this tradition not ued tor years during which a ver King Coalition Mines the re- ing the same period carried for quartzite Had ounces silver OldO lead mag ore maining 95 per cent coming n from imag taken such a firm hold of the imag- wealth of ounce gold 31 per cent copper and andwag ot inations of the early miners the was shipped and the characteristics bedded replacement deposits per cent zinc compancompan Ontario might have had a compan- of the new ore zone were defined KIni The Silver King Mine is served took the miners through by one main vertical hoisting shaft for Ion mine many years earlier tor it This work ion Tons of ore and concentrates mai tern byone terri was not in the quartzite that the the Mayflower to adjoining terri- five vertical underground shafts endIendin nine months of 1931 endend end r subequal of the Ontario was to be tory the Silver King a group of and two drain tunnels the total sub- ing September 30 totaled sub- ng iJ sub ng should four claims found The terranean workings exceeding 9 Zinc recovery improved better than f totoot have followed the cows over to The new group furnished the mUes One of the latter the Alli- 2 per cent in 1931 on the average Alit Z Alli miles ward Thayne's canyon where the name under which the Silver King ance tunnel connects with the main content of zinc for nine months of at surface and 1930 teet hUls were of limestone Mining company and its successor shaft hills feet below the ill 1 Consoli prospectors the Silver King Coalition Mines the other the Silver King ConsoliSUver It was 1888 Two metal prices and a long company were destinedd to acquire dated connects with the shaft 1300 nott lack of ore reserves stand b eI destin the Wilmen brothers after b teet restarch and weary s earch sat down to rest some by location some by negotia- feet below the surface forSUver tween the Silver King and its forfor Iou on a hill beside Woodside gulch tion and some by purchase their The care taken to prevent loss or mer heavy production When therei oct bill by men vast is illustrated by- is a revived demand for the com their Digging around with their- pick Vist mineral deposits and to earn waste in the dividends to in of they discovered a piece Qt rock in profits and pay in43 years up- the broom brigade armed with mercial metals the company comi mercia will up wire brooms and made up of ex- have no difficulty in mining wn ot ex haveCX cropping out through the surface stockholders within and or care- marketing is care ma ward ot perienced men The end off with their pick wand of Bleaking Breaking the output its bo- fully inspected for small bunches boHearst boo appearappear bo tor mall point they found it had the appear- more than the famous the time bo 01 of or stringers of ore that may have my There will be no prolonged delays nanza cashed in from strInger at delai ore ance of findfind been left These often lead to find- it is felt in getting industry learned learne its discovery ground the The bej cxis b teet ex bunches ot lag deposits In the Silver King Ing profitable bunc es of ore ex- on its feet The need for lead h b e i E byE. P. was a claim located by E P Ferry Ore thoroughl- earning walls thorough coming particularly marked Before the wall So of Wood as a Michigan capitalist the Wood- are ot two kinds bedded limestone tending into year lead supy supsup after the end of another cleaning done e- l de- I e replacement deposits and de Iy side mining claim John Parrish posits The mot productive vein de ay is thehas been swept that diffi- plies should bo very much curtailed bG it is formaformamost forma ot an experienced miner got in with thecorrespondpondcorrespond to see what the nature of the and the market price corr pond and the trio leased the tions are the Park City and Thayne cult waslee the ingly advanced arel are In these formations are ore wu thee
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KEITH DAVID KEIm

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M. M J. DAILEY Manager General Manger

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FLANAGAN J. F FLANA Purchasing Agent

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