The Carl - Look #4 is a vanadium and uranium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 8,619 feet.
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Elevation: 8,619 Feet (2,627 Meters)
Commodity: Vanadium, Uranium
Lat, Long: 37.76889, -109.76111
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Carl - Look #4 MRDS details
Primary: Carl - Look #4
County: San Juan
District: Elk Ridge Area
Land ownership: National Forest
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Owner Name: Shumway Brothers
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Other
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: L
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Canyon Lands
Physiographic Detail: Monument Upwarp
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: TABULAR LENS
Description: Elk Ridge Anticline
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Reserve-Resource): RESERVES UNKNOWN
Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS: SE 1/4 NW 1/4 NE 1/4 SEC. 6
Comment (Development): DISCOVERED BY RIM STRIPPING
Comment (Deposit): WORKINGS CAVED - DEPOSIT DIMENSIONS UNKNOWN
Reference (Deposit): LEWIS, R. Q., AND CAMPBELL, R. H., 1965 , GEOLOGY AND URANIUM DEPOSITS OF ELK RIDGE AND VICINITY, SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH, USGS P.P. 474 - B.
Reference (Deposit): LAVERTY, R. A., AND GROSS, E. B., 1956, PARAGENETIC STUDIES OF URANIUM DEPOSITS OF THE COLORADO PLATEAU, U. S. G. S. BULL. 300, P. 195 - 201.
Reference (Production): UGMS STUDY 1973
Reference (Reserve-Resource): JONES, H., 1977
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