The Unnamed Uranium Occurrence is a mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,577 feet.
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Elevation: 5,577 Feet (1,700 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.39194, -119.24639
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Unnamed Uranium Occurrence MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Uranium Occurrence
District: Hooker District; Empire District; Gerlach 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
Description: Central Part Of Eugeosynclinal Portion Of Nevada Basin & Range Province
Description: East Normal Fault Of Selenite Range And Dike Swarms Nearly Normal To Selenite Horst
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Deuteric Alteration; Kaolinization
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Analytical Data: 6X BG, 3X5 FT, 3XBG. 1150 CPS MAX. MOUNT SOPRIS. SAMPLE MEX 217 CONTAINED 77 PPM U308 (COARSE LEUCOGRANITE)
Analytical Data: SAMPLE MEX 218 (QUARTZ MONZONITE WALL ROCK) CONTAINED 3.0 PPM U308.
Comment (Workings): NO WORKINGS
Comment (Location): 0.5 MILE WSW FROM CATTLE TROUGH ON COWLES RANCH ON THE JUNIPER SPRINGS ROAD. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Commodity): URANIUM CONTENT IS TOO LOW AND SCATTERED TO BE ECONOMIC.
Comment (Development): NO EXPLORATION
Comment (Deposit): ZONES OF ANOMALOUS RADIOACTIVITY ARE RESTRICTED TO DIKES
Reference (Deposit): NEFF, THOMAS R., AUG 79, FIELD EXAMINATION REPORT
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89, PL.I.
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.