The Unknown is a silica mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming at an elevation of 6,004 feet.
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Elevation: 6,004 Feet (1,830 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.4919, -108.61920
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Unknown MRDS details
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): THE STRIKE
Reference (Deposit): FM ALONG THE CREEK & CAN BE TRACED FOR SOME DISTANCE ALONG
Reference (Deposit): MORE THAN 100 FT THICK CROPS OUT IN THE JURRASIC MORRISON
Reference (Deposit): A WHITE SOFT,MEDIUM GRAINED,NON-FERROGINOUS BED OF SAND
Reference (Deposit): WYO GEOL SURV BULL 50 1966 P78
Reference (Deposit): LOCATED ALONG THE EAST FORK OF SHEEP CREEK
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