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Blue Cap

The Blue Cap is a uranium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 6,480 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: Blue Cap  

State:  Utah

County:  San Juan

Elevation: 6,480 Feet (1,975 Meters)

Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 38.3367, -109.06000

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Satelite image of the Blue Cap

Blue Cap MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blue Cap


Primary: Uranium
Secondary: Vanadium


State: Utah
County: San Juan

Land Status

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


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Owner Name: F. And F Mendisco Mining
Company ID: 4201453
Info Year: 1978

Owner Name: Mr Washburn
Company ID: 4201453
Info Year: 1977


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: L


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-2

Reference (Deposit): REVISED BY MILS 6-79

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