Peavine Queen Mine

The Peavine Queen Mine is a uranium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 8,320 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: Peavine Queen Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  San Juan

Elevation: 8,320 Feet (2,536 Meters)

Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 37.66861, -109.85667

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Peavine Queen Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Peavine Queen Mine


Primary: Uranium
Tertiary: Vanadium
Tertiary: Copper


State: Utah
County: San Juan
District: Elk Ridge Area

Land Status

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.


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Type: Underground


Owner Name: Kimmerle, Howard


Year: 1955
Material type: U
Description: Ap_Grade: ^11.88 St Of .08 % , 23.49 Tons .18 U3o8


Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1961
Discovery Year: 1953
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Canyon Lands

Mineral Deposit Model

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Form: LENS


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Name: Mudstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic

Name: Mudstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic

Analytical Data

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Ore: Uraninite


Comment (Location): SECTION SUBDIVISIONS: NE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SEC. 07


Reference (Production): USAEC PRODUCTION RECORDS.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): TRIMBLE, L. M., 1977

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