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Loughlin Peak

The Loughlin Peak is a uranium mine located in Colfax county, New Mexico at an elevation of 7,303 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: Loughlin Peak  

State:  New Mexico

County:  Colfax

Elevation: 7,303 Feet (2,226 Meters)

Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 36.5886, -104.23250

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Loughlin Peak MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Loughlin Peak


Primary: Uranium


State: New Mexico
County: Colfax

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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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Owner Name: Mr Moss Holder
Home Office: Texas
Info Year: 1955


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Raton Section

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): THORIUM MAY BE PRESENT

Reference (Deposit): ALLISON & JUSTUS 1955 AEC PRELIM RECON REPT DAO-P-4-1481

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