Helen May

The Helen May is a uranium mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming.

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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: Helen May  

State:  Wyoming

County:  Fremont


Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 42.391, -107.84200

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Helen May MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Helen May
Secondary: Helen May Mine
Secondary: Sheep Mountain Operations
Secondary: Crooks Gap - Green Mountain uranium area
Secondary: Helen May Group
Secondary: Wyoming Uranium Corporation Annex I


Primary: Uranium


State: Wyoming
County: Fremont

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Owner Name: Wyoming Uranium Corporation
Info Year: 1957


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
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Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Wyoming Basin

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Comment (General): Copied from references section of deleted record 10254579: WYO GS FOR MAS, AEC PRELIM FIELD INV, AIRBORNE RA ANOMALIES WYOMING U CORP. H.I.,ARMSTRONG

Comment (Location): SECTION from Bull. 1147-F, pl. 1 and text p. F46.


Reference (Deposit): DMEA Docket No. 3817, 220 p., http://minerals.usgs.gov/dockets/scans/wy/dmea/3817_DMEA.pdf
URL: http://minerals.usgs.gov/dockets/scans/wy/dmea/3817_DMEA.pdf

Reference (Deposit): USAEC PROGRESS REPORT NO. 10 FOR PERIOD APRIL 1 TO OCTOBER 1, 1955, (RME-3125), P. 15

Reference (Deposit): Stephens, J.G., 1964, Geology and uranium deposits at Crooks Gap, Fremnot County, Wyoming: USGS Bull. 1147-F, p. 46-48.
Pages: p. 46-48, pl. 1 (1:48,000)

Reference (Deposit): Bailey, R.V., 1969, Uranium deposits in the Great Divide Basin--Crooks Gap Area, Freemont and Sweetwater Counties, Wyoming, in Parker, R.B., ed., Contributions to Geology Wyoming uranium issue, v. 8, no. 2, pt. 1, p. 105-120.
Pages: p. 105-120.

Reference (Deposit): DMEA Docket No. 3462, 115 p., http://minerals.usgs.gov/dockets/scans/wy/dmea/3462_DMEA.pdf
URL: http://minerals.usgs.gov/dockets/scans/wy/dmea/3462_DMEA.pdf

Reference (Deposit): MINOBRAS, 1976, Uranium guidebook for Wyoming, 63 p. and appendix.
Pages: p. 29-31.

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