The Unknown is a magnesite mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming at an elevation of 9,508 feet.
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Elevation: 9,508 Feet (2,898 Meters)
Lat, Long: 42.8936, -109.01390
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Unknown MRDS details
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Geology): THE BIG HORN & DARBY FORMATIONS CONTAIN DOLOMITE ALONG THE CREST OF A RIDGE ON THE NE SIDE OF BALD MOUNTAIN -20 MILES FROM FT WASHAKIE,16 MILES EAST OF LANDER LOCATED IN THE BALD MOUNTAIN AREA
Reference (Deposit): WYO GEOL SURV BULL # 50,1966 PAGE 67
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