Uranium Sample Locality 6

The Uranium Sample Locality 6 is a uranium mine located in Bonneville county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,890 feet.

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: Uranium Sample Locality 6  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonneville

Elevation: 6,890 Feet (2,100 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Uranium

Lat, Long: 43.4139, -111.50830

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Uranium Sample Locality 6 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Uranium Sample Locality 6


Commodity

Primary: Uranium
Tertiary: Coal
Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Germanium


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonneville
District: Willow Creek - Caribou District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Administrative Organization: Caribou National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Sedimentary
Operation Type: Surface
Discovery Year: 1952
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Caribou Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Clay, Mud
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Early Cretaceous

Name: Clay, Mud
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Early Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: OTHER GRAB, AUGER AND CHANNEL SAMPLES GAVE 0.003 - 0.004 % EU AND 80.8 - 86.7 % ASH
Analytical Data: 2 AUGER SAMPLES GAVE 0.003 AND 0.005 % U AND 84.4 AND 85.7 % ASH


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): In Pritchard Creek Area


References

Reference (Deposit): Vine, J. D., 1959 , Geology And Uranium Deposits In Carbonaceous Rocks Of The Fall Creek Area, Bonneville County, Idaho: USGS Bulletin 1055-I, P. 283

Reference (Deposit): 1920 Compile Mansfield, G. R., Bulletin 716-F

Reference (Deposit): 1924 Compile Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology, Bulletin 8

Reference (Deposit): 1955 Compile Gabelman, J. W., Prof. Paper 300

Reference (Deposit): 1959 Recon Vine, J. D., Bulletin 1055-I


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