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Ida Prospect

The Ida Prospect is a uranium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 7,300 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: Ida Prospect  

State:  Utah

County:  San Juan

Elevation: 7,300 Feet (2,225 Meters)

Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 38.3389, -109.11330

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Satelite image of the Ida Prospect

Ida Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ida Prospect
Secondary: Two Mile
Secondary: Keith
Secondary: Polo Spring
Secondary: Hang Dog


Primary: Uranium


State: Utah
County: San Juan

Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.


Type: Federal Lease


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Owner Name: Atlas Corp.
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1979


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


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Canyon Lands

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): UGMS ECON FILE CRIB 37-LA SAL-15

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