The Geneva Mine is a uranium and vanadium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 6,601 feet.
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Elevation: 6,601 Feet (2,012 Meters)
Commodity: Uranium, Vanadium
Lat, Long: 38.12444, -109.23056
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Geneva Mine MRDS details
Primary: Geneva Mine
County: San Juan
District: Big Indian Wash Area
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Time Period: To 1977
Description: Cp_Grade: ^.10 - .15 % U3o8
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: M
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Canyon Lands
Physiographic Detail: Lisbon Prong - Salt Anticline Region
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Comment (Workings): 3 ADITS
Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISION: SW 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SEC. 1
Reference (Reserve-Resource): TRIMBLE, L. M., 1977
Reference (Deposit): DIX, G. P. (JR.), 1954 , THE URANIUM DEPOSITS OF BIG INDIAN WASH, SAN JUAN CO., UTAH, USAEC RME 4022 (REV.)
Reference (Deposit): ISACHSEN, Y. W., 1954 , ORE DEPOSITS OF THE BIG INDIAN WASH AREA, GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH, NO. 9 , UGA.
Reference (Deposit): WOOD, H. B., 1967 , GEOLOGY AND EXPLOITATION OF URANIUM DEPOSITS IN THE LISBON VALLEY AREA, UTAH, IN ORE DEPOSITS OF THE U.S., GRATON-SALES, NEW YORK, AIME
Reference (Production): TRIMBLE L. M., 1977
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