The Unknown is a gold mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming at an elevation of 6,385 feet.
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Elevation: 6,385 Feet (1,946 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.4153, -108.02280
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Unknown MRDS details
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Riverton Mining Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
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 BULL 50 1966 52,85,175
Reference (Deposit): ALSO IN SEC 21
Reference (Deposit): QUARTZ VEINS IN SCHIST
Reference (Deposit): LOCATED AT THE HEAD OF THE EAST BRANCH OF TOUGH CREEK
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