The Unknown is a copper and uranium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 6,699 feet.
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Elevation: 6,699 Feet (2,042 Meters)
Commodity: Copper, Uranium
Lat, Long: 37.6486, -110.04390
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Unknown MRDS details
County: San Juan
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.
Type: Located Claim
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: 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): FINNELL TL FRANKS PC HUBBARD HA 1963 GEOLOGY ORE DEPOSITS EX
Reference (Deposit): ITE CANYON AREA SAN JUAN CO UTAH USGS BULL 1125
Reference (Deposit): UTAH USGS BULL 1132
Reference (Deposit): THADEN RE TRITES AF FINNELL 1964 GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS WH
Reference (Deposit): PLORATORY DRILLING IN DEER FLAT WHITECANYON DIST SAN JUAN CO
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