The Shotgun Bench is a mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming.
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Lat, Long: 43.41028, -108.80389
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Shotgun Bench MRDS details
Primary: Shotgun Bench
Tertiary: Titanium, Metal
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT IS 300 FT. WIDE AND 5 FT. THICK AND STRIKES APPROXIMATELY NORTH
Reference (Deposit): HOUSTON, R.S., AND MURPHY, J.F., 1970, FOSSIL BEACH PLACERS IN SANDSTONES OF LATE CRETACEOUS AGE IN WYOMING AND OTHER ROCKY MOUNTAIN STATES: WYOMING GEOL. ASSOC. ANN. FIELD CONF., 22D, GUIDEBOOK, SYMPOSIUM ON WYOMING SANDSTONES, P. 241-249
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