The Jet Group, Taylor Claims, and Utron Group. is a uranium mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 37.92444, -117.61556
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Jet Group, Taylor Claims, and Utron Group. MRDS details
Primary: Jet Group, Taylor Claims, and Utron Group.
District: Lone Mountain (Weepah, West Divide) District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: HIGH=0.40-1.30 MR/HR. A 5-FT CHIP SAMPLE HAD 0.124% C4308
Analytical Data: BACKGROUND RADIOACTIVITY=0.02-0.04 MR/HR
Comment (Deposit): ANOMALOUS RADIOACTIVITY AND IRON-STAINING REPORTEDLY OCCUR ALONG MINOR FRACTURES IN RHYOLITES AND TUFFS
Comment (Workings): BULLDOZER TRENCHES
Comment (Location): IN A CANYON 0.5 MI NE OF ELECTRIC POLE 5668 (ELEVATION). NBMG BULL 78 LOCATES THIS PROSPECT IN T1N, R40E, SEC 24, 25, 35, 36 ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Reference (Deposit): ALBERS, J.P. AND STEWART, J.H., 1972, P. 59-60.
Reference (Deposit): GARSIDE, L.J., 1973, NBMG BULL 81, P. 54.
Nevada has a total of 368 distinct gold districts. Of the of those, just 36 are major producers with production and/or reserves of over 1,000,000 ounces, 49 have production and/or reserves of over 100,000 ounces, with the rest having less than 100,000 ounces. Read more at Gold Districts of Nevada.