The Reserve Mine is a uranium mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming at an elevation of 7,070 feet.
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Elevation: 7,070 Feet (2,155 Meters)
Lat, Long: 42.3908, -107.81920
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Reserve Mine MRDS details
Primary: Reserve Mine
Secondary: Crooks Gap - Green Mountain uranium area
Secondary: Sheep Mountain Operations
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Western Nuclear
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 (Production): As of May, 1969 the Reserve Mine was producing about 75 tons of ore per day (Bailey, 1969, p. 114).
Reference (Deposit): OPERATOR WESTERN NUCLEAR
Reference (Deposit): Bailey, R.V., 1969, Uranium deposits in the Great Divide Basin--crooks Gap Area, Fremont and Sweetwater Counties, Wyoming, in R.B. Parker, ed., Contributions to Geology--Wyoming Uranium Issue, v. 8, no. 2, pt. 1, p. 105-120.
Pages: p. 108, 114.
Reference (Deposit): WYO G.S. FOR MAS
Reference (Deposit): MINOBRAS, 1976, Urannium guidebook for Wyoming
Pages: p. 29-31.
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