The Gold Butte is a vanadium and uranium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 5,361 feet.
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Elevation: 5,361 Feet (1,634 Meters)
Commodity: Vanadium, Uranium
Lat, Long: 37.5144, -109.61500
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Gold Butte MRDS details
Primary: Gold Butte
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
Owner Name: Seth Shumway
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1979
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Canyon Lands
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): SAEC RME 3093
Reference (Deposit): RES AND ORE DEPOSITS IN BLANDING DISTRICT SAN JUAN CO UTAH U
Reference (Deposit): STOKES WL 1954 RELATION OF SEDIMENTARY TRENDS TECTONIC FEATU
Reference (Deposit): ASH MINING AREA SAN JUAN CO UTAH USAEC RME 109
Reference (Deposit): PITMAN RK 1958 URANIUM VANADIUM DEPOSITS OF THE COTTONWOOD W
Reference (Deposit): IC MORRISON FORMATION OF THE COLORADO PLATEAU USGS PP 300
Reference (Deposit): DODD PH 1956 EXAMPLES OF URANIUM DEPOSIT IN THE UPPER VURASS
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