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Mcvey

The Mcvey is a uranium mine located in Teller county, Colorado.

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.

Mine Info

Name: Mcvey  

State:  Colorado

County:  Teller

Elevation:

Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 38.71639, -105.28583

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Mcvey MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Mcvey


Commodity

Primary: Uranium


Location

State: Colorado
County: Teller


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Sandstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Oligocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, A. P. JR., PERSONNAL COMM. 1968

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 7,69


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