The Unknown is a magnesite mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming at an elevation of 6,470 feet.
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Elevation: 6,470 Feet (1,972 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.1567, -109.11030
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Unknown MRDS details
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): WYO GEOL SURV BULL #50 1966 P67
Reference (Deposit): MGO=20% SIO2=2% AL2O3+FEO3=2% CO2=45% INSOL=4% UNDET=1%
Reference (Deposit): LOCATED NEAR BULL LAKE -WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS CAO=29%
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