The Clarke's Camp and Union Pass placer prospects is a gold and thorium mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming.
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Commodity: Gold, Thorium
Lat, Long: 43.56611, -109.83333
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Clarke's Camp and Union Pass placer prospects MRDS details
Primary: Clarke's Camp and Union Pass placer prospects
District: Wind River Mountain District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Administrative Organization: Shoshone National Forest
Owner Name: Little Jim Mining Co.
Years: 1957 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Placer Au
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Analytical Data: 1.3-2.33% THO2
Comment (Deposit): ON WARM SPRING CREEK-1/4 TO 5/8 MILE WIDE AND 1 2/3 MILE LONG, HIGH TERRACES MORE THAN 100 FT ABOVE CREEK BOTTOM. SOUTH FORK-SEVERAL 100 FT WIDE AND MORE THAN 3 MILES LONG. THICKNESS OF BOTH UNKNOWN.
Comment (Development): GOLD IS FINELY DIVIDED AND DIFFICULT TO TAKE OUT. WORKED DURING THE EARLY 1900'S.
Comment (Location): THE SECTIONS LISTED ARE ALL IN T.42.N.
Reference (Deposit): GSW RI 23, P.63
Reference (Deposit): GSW BULL 50, P.87-88, 222.
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