The Yellow Jacket is a mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 7,041 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Elevation: 7,041 Feet (2,146 Meters)
Lat, Long: 38.135, -109.15278
Map: View on Google Maps
MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.
Yellow Jacket MRDS details
Primary: Yellow Jacket
County: San Juan
District: Lisbon Valley 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: Occurrence
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
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Bleaching In Sandstone
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISION: SE 1/4 SW 1/4 NW 1/4 SEC. 35
Comment (Workings): TWO ADITS
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 (Deposit): MC MILLAN, W. D., 1958 , REPORT OF LISBON VALLEY URANIUM COMPANY'S CLAIMS IN SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH, UNPUBLISHED REPORT
The Top Ten Gold Producing States
These ten states contributed the most to the gold production that built the West from 1848 through the 1930s. The Top Ten Gold Producing States.