Gilsonite Mine in Fort Duchesne

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Title Gilsonite Mine in Fort Duchesne
Identifier 6977T
Creator Thorne, Leo
Subject Mine--Gilxonite--Fort Duchesne
Description The gilsonite mine in Fort Duchesne stretches out along the landscape. This could possibly be the Carbon Mine, the St. Louis Mine or the Black Diamond Mine. Gilsonite is a black hydrocarbon that is found in verticle veins. The only commercial deposits are located in the Uinta Basin. Gilsonite is used for tar, inks, paints, asphalt, insulators, and much more.
Publisher Uintah County Regional History Center
Date 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920
Type Image/StillImage
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Digita image, copyrght 2015 Uintah County Regional History Center
Source Physical Dimensions 6 cm x 6 cm
Archival Resolution 800 dpi, 2959 x 3544 pixels
Low Resolution 800 x 600 pixels
Bit Depth 8
Scanning Device Epson Perfection 4870
Scanning Technician Elaine Carr
Spatial Coverage Vernal (Utah)
Metadata Cataloger Elaine Carr
ARK ark:/87278/s6rz2v3f
Setname ucl_tp
Date Created 2016-06-29
Date Modified 2016-06-29
ID 414948
Reference URL
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