The Unknown is a vanadium and uranium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 6,358 feet.
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Elevation: 6,358 Feet (1,938 Meters)
Commodity: Vanadium, Uranium
Lat, Long: 38.0458, -109.23610
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Unknown MRDS details
County: San Juan
Land ownership: State
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: State Lease
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): NEW YORK AIME
Reference (Deposit): DIX GP JR 1954 URANIUM DEPOSITS BIG INDIAN WASH SAN JUAN CO
Reference (Deposit): LISBON VALLEY AREA UTAH IN ORE DEPOSITS OF US GRATON SALES
Reference (Deposit): TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH NO 9 UGA
Reference (Deposit): WOOD HB 1967 GEOLOGY AND EXPLOITATION OF URANIUM DEPOSITS IN
Reference (Deposit): ISACHSEN YW 1954 ORE DEPOSITS BIG INDIAN WASH AREA GUIDEBOOK
Reference (Deposit): UTAH USAEC RME 4022 REV
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