Lucky Strike Mine

The Lucky Strike Mine is a uranium mine located in Piute county, Utah at an elevation of 6,781 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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: Lucky Strike Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Piute

Elevation: 6,781 Feet (2,067 Meters)

Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 38.49694, -112.21500

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Lucky Strike Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lucky Strike Mine


Primary: Uranium


State: Utah
County: Piute
District: Durkee District

Land Status

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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: High Plateaus Of Utah

Mineral Deposit Model

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Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Hydrothermal Alteration Along The Rhyolite-Quartz Monzonite Contact.


Name: Rhyolite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Analytical Data

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Gangue: Fluorite


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Reference (Deposit): KERR, P. F., AND OTHERS, 1957 , MARYSVALE, UTAH URANIUM AREA: GSA SPEC. PAPER 64 , P. 7 .

Reference (Deposit): DASCH, M. D., 1967 , URANIUM DEPOSITS OF NE & W UTAH: UTAH GEOL. SOC. GUIDEBOOK NO. 21 , P. 115 .

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