The Bee Mine is a uranium and vanadium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 6,801 feet.
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Elevation: 6,801 Feet (2,073 Meters)
Commodity: Uranium, Vanadium
Lat, Long: 38.10667, -109.19111
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Bee Mine MRDS details
Primary: Bee 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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
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 Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISION: NE 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 SEC. 8
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): UGMS STUDY - 1973
Reference (Reserve-Resource): TRIMBLE, L. M., 1977
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