The Unknown is a uranium and vanadium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 5,600 feet.
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Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)
Commodity: Uranium, Vanadium
Lat, Long: 37.5964, -109.61280
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Unknown MRDS details
County: San Juan
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Type: Located Claim
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Canyon Lands
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): DODD PH 1956 EXAM OF U DEPOSITS UP JUR MORRISON FM COLO PLA.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 300 P243
Reference (Deposit): PITMAN RK 1958 U-V DEPOSITS COTTONWOOD WASH MINING AREA SAN
Reference (Deposit): JUAN CO UTAH USAEC RME 109
Reference (Deposit): STOKES WL 1954 REL OF SED TRENDS TEC FEAT ORE DEPOSITS BLAND
Reference (Deposit): ING DIST SAN JUAN CO UTAH USAEC RME 3093
Reference (Deposit): LEWIS RQ CAMPBELL RH 1965 GEOLOGY AND U DEPOSITS ELK RIDGE A
Reference (Deposit): ND VIC SAN JUAN CO UTAH USGS PP 474-B
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