The Payday # 3 is a mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 8,638 feet.
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Elevation: 8,638 Feet (2,633 Meters)
Lat, Long: 37.76306, -109.76944
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Payday # 3 MRDS details
Primary: Payday # 3
County: San Juan
District: Elk Ridge Area
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.
Owner Name: Shumway Brothers
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Other
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Canyon Lands
Physiographic Detail: Monument Upwarp
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS: NE 1/4 NW 1/4 SW 1/4 SEC. 6
Comment (Production): PROBABLE PRODUCER BUT CANNOT BE DETERMINED FROM WORKINGS.
Comment (Development): DISCOVERED BY RIM STRIPPING
Comment (Deposit): NOTHING CAN BE DETERMINED ABOUT THE DIMENSIONS OF THE DEPOSITS DUE TO CAVED CONDITIONS OF WORKINGS
Comment (Workings): THREE ADITS - SOUTH ADIT CAVED, CENTER AND NORTH ADITS EXPLORATION ONLY
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, USGS BULL. 300, P. 195-201.
Reference (Production): TRIMBLE, L. M., 1977
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