The Pay Dirt Claim Group is a uranium mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming at an elevation of 7,431 feet.
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Elevation: 7,431 Feet (2,265 Meters)
Lat, Long: 42.389, -107.83300
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Pay Dirt Claim Group MRDS details
Primary: Pay Dirt Claim Group
Secondary: Pay Dirt #4
Secondary: Pay Dirt Nos. 1-7, 11
District: Crooks Gap - Green Mountain
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.
Owner Name: W.H. Gaddis, K.E. Baker, and L.E. Smith
Home Office: 1500 Mile High Center, Denver, CO
Info Year: 1957
Owner Name: Rare Metals Corp. of America
Home Office: 10th Floor, First Security Bldg, Salt Lake City, UT
Info Year: 1957
Owner Name: GEDDIS MINING CO
Home Office: GRAND JUNCTION COLORADO
Owner Name: WESTERN NUCLEAR (PIT 1)
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Wyoming Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Identification): A.B. Wilson merged all the various Pay Dirt (Paydirt) records in this immediate vicinity. There were no data that needed to remain distinct.
Reference (Deposit): RA IN THIN MINERALIZED ZONE AT DEPTH IN EOCENE WASATCH F
Reference (Deposit): AEC PRELIM FIELD INV AIRBORNE RA ANOMALIES
Reference (Deposit): DMEA Docket No. 4510, 1957, 721 p., http://minerals.usgs.gov/dockets/scans/wy/dmea/4510_DMEA.pdf
Reference (Deposit): WYO GS FOR MAS
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