Unnamed Uranium Occurrence.

The Unnamed Uranium Occurrence. is a uranium mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,400 feet.

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Mine Info

Name: Unnamed Uranium Occurrence.  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation: 5,400 Feet (1,646 Meters)

Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 40.47528, -119.29361

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Unnamed Uranium Occurrence. MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unnamed Uranium Occurrence.


Commodity

Primary: Uranium


Location

State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Hooker District; Empire District; Gerlach District


Land Status

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.


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
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR POD


Structure

Type: R
Description: Central Portion Of Eugeosynclinal Part Of Nevada Basin & Range Province

Type: L
Description: Normal Fault Bounds West Side Of Selenite Range Horst, And Small Joints In Dike. Dike Normal To Horst


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Hyprothermal, Iron Staining


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: MOUNT SOPRIS 5-6 TIMES BG (3X5 FT), 900-1000 CPS. LEUCOGRANITE HAS RADIOACTIVITY OF 350-400 CPS. POORLY DEFINED PODS LESS THAN 5 INCHES IN DIAMETER COUNT 200-1200 CPS. SAMPLE MEX 214 OF GRANODIORITE CONTAINS 7.0 PPM U3O8. SAMPLE MEX 215 OF LEUCOGRANITE CONTAINS 49.0 PPM U3O8.


Materials

Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Biotite
Gangue: Chlorite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): NEAR BOTTOM OF TRAIL CANYON IN SELENITE RANGE. 1.5 MILE SSW OF LUXOR PEAK. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)

Comment (Commodity): OCCURRENCE IS TOO SMALL, TOO SPOTTY AND TOO DISSEMINATED TO BE ECONOMICAL.

Comment (Development): NONE

Comment (Deposit): RADIOACTIVITY IS VERY LOCAL, OCCURRING IN SMALL PODS ASSOCIATED WITH A LEUCOGRANITE DIKE. ZONES OF ANOMALOUS RADIOACTIVITY ARE SMALL ANDSCATTERED. ALTERATION IS PERVASIVE, UNRELATED TO RADIOACTIVITY.

Comment (Workings): NO WORKINGS


References

Reference (Deposit): NEFF, THOMAS R., AUG, 79, FIELD EXAMINATION REPORT

Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89, PL. I.

Reference (Deposit): GARSIDE, L.J., 1973, NBMG BULL 81, P. 95.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. A.E.C. PRELIM RECONN. REPORT 3724.


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