The Vanadium Queen Mine is a uranium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 6,719 feet.
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Elevation: 6,719 Feet (2,048 Meters)
Lat, Long: 38.33583, -109.08111
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Vanadium Queen Mine MRDS details
Primary: Vanadium Queen Mine
County: San Juan
District: Paradox District, La Sal 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.
Owner Name: Allied Mission Oil Co.
Owner Name: Ray Small
Home Office: Nucla, Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: L
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Canyon Lands
Physiographic Detail: Lisbon Prong - Salt Anticline Region
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: LENS, POD, BLANKET-LIKE, TABULAR
Description: La Sal Creek Syncline
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Comment (Deposit): IN SAME GENERAL CHANNEL, DIRECTION AS THE FIREFLY - PIGMAY AND GRAY DAUN MINES.
Comment (Workings): ACTIVE MINE WAS NOT EXAMINED
Reference (Deposit): CARTER, W. D., AND GUALTIERI, J. L., 1965 , GEOLOGY AND URANIUM - VANADIUM DEPOSITS OF THE LA SAL QUADRANGLE, SAN JUAN CO., UTAH, AND MONTROSE CO., COLO.: USGS PROF. PAPER 508
Reference (Production): UGMS STUDY, 1973
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