The Unknown is a iron mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming at an elevation of 7,303 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.
Elevation: 7,303 Feet (2,226 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.4314, -107.97140
Map: View on Google Maps
MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.
Unknown MRDS details
Land ownership: Federal
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): WYO GEOL SURV OPEN FILES
Reference (Deposit): THON R 93W
Reference (Deposit): 13,NEQ SEC 15,NEQ,SWQ,NEQ SEC 20 AND SWQ,SWQ,SWQ SEC 19
Reference (Deposit): ALSO LOCATED IN NEQ,NWQ SEC 23,SEQ SEC 15,NEQ SEC 22,NWQ SEC
Reference (Deposit): ERED WITH ABUNDANT AMPHIBOLITES -BANDED IRON FM
Reference (Deposit): MAGNETITE BEARING QUARTZITES AND SCHISTS THAT ARE INTERLAY-
Reference (Deposit): COPPER MTN AREA -PRE CAMBRIAN METASEDIMENTARY ROCKS CONTAIN
The Top Ten Gold Producing States
These ten states contributed the most to the gold production that built the West from 1848 through the 1930s. The Top Ten Gold Producing States.