W Wilson Mine

The W Wilson Mine is a uranium mine located in Jefferson county, Montana.

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: W Wilson Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Uranium

Lat, Long: 46.44722, -111.98583

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W Wilson Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: W Wilson Mine


Commodity

Primary: Uranium


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Clancy


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

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Structure

Not available


Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

Ore: Pitchblende
Ore: Uranophane


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): WRIGHT, 1957, ECON. GEOLOGY, V 52, NO 1, P. 36-59

Reference (Deposit): PAGE, 1956, CONTRIB. TO THE GEOL. OF U AND TH BY USGS AND AEC, USGS PROF. PAPER 300, P. 117, 122

Reference (Deposit): SMEDES, 1962, USGS MF-243

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 08-22-1968


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