Uranium Sample Locality 7

The Uranium Sample Locality 7 is a uranium mine located in Bonneville county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,600 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 7  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonneville

Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Uranium

Lat, Long: 43.3914, -111.45750

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Uranium Sample Locality 7 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Uranium Sample Locality 7


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


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


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


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Early Cretaceous

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Early Cretaceous

Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 0.004 % EU AND 59.4 % ASH FROM GRAB SAMPLE


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Comment (Location): On Fall Creek Bank


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. 28

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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