The Notch # 5 is a uranium and vanadium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 8,481 feet.
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Elevation: 8,481 Feet (2,585 Meters)
Commodity: Uranium, Vanadium
Lat, Long: 37.74361, -109.75444
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Notch # 5 MRDS details
Primary: Notch # 5
County: San Juan
District: Elk Ridge Area
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Shumway, Kenneth
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: M
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Canyon Lands
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Bleaching In Mudstone And Sandstone
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Analytical Data: 2 ' CHIP SAMPLE. .039 % U3O8 , .072 % V2O5 , .420 % U3O8 , .063 % V2O5
Comment (Workings): SMALL ADIT ABOUT 40 FT BELOW PORTAL OF NOTCH AT 5 IN MOENKOPI WITH 50 FT. OF WORKINGS.
Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS: SW 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 SEC. 8
Reference (Reserve-Resource): TRIMBLE, L. M., 1977
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