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Tintic Mining District (Utah)



  • Existence: 1868-

Administrative History

The Tintic Mining District (1868-) was the largest mining district of Juab County, Utah.

The Tintic Mining District first started in 1868. It lies about 85 miles south of Salt Lake City in the Tintic Mountains. It is one of the oldest mining camps in Utah. The Tintic District is about six miles long by two miles wide which is divided between Utah and Juab counties. The district mined for gold, silver, copper, and other minerals. It was heavily active from 1869 to 1917.

Citation:, (largest mining district in Juab County, Utah; active 1869-1917)

WWW., (mined for gold, silver, copper, and other minerals)

tinticgoldminersinn, via WWW, May 28, 2015 (thetinticminingdistrict; first started in 1868; 85 miles south SLC; one of oldest mining camps in UT; about 6 miles long 2 miles wide divided between UT and Juab counties)

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Utah mining records

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230348903]
Identifier: MSS 3973

A collection of manuscripts and items related to various mining companies and mines in Utah, 1870-1941.

Dates: Other: 1870-1941

Additional filters:

Archival Object 37
Collection 4
Agriculture and Natural Resources 39
Mines and Mineral Resources 39
Mineral industries -- West (U.S.) 37
Account books 30
Minutes (Records) 6