The Columbus Incline is a vanadium and uranium mine located in San Juan county, Utah at an elevation of 6,562 feet.
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Elevation: 6,562 Feet (2,000 Meters)
Commodity: Vanadium, Uranium
Lat, Long: 38.0664, -109.21890
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Columbus Incline MRDS details
Primary: Columbus Incline
Secondary: Humbug Mine
Secondary: Christine Mine
Secondary: Columbus Mine
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: Amax Uranium Corp.
Home Office: Utah
Info Year: 1977
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: L
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Colorado Plateaus
Physiographic Section: Canyon Lands
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): UTAH USAEC RME 4022 REV
Reference (Deposit): REVISED BY MILS 6-79
Reference (Deposit): NEW YORK AIME
Reference (Deposit): LISBON VALLEY AREA UTAH IN ORE DEPOSITS OF US GRATON SALES
Reference (Deposit): WOOD HB 1967 GEOLOGY AND EXPLOITATION OF URANIUM DEPOSITS IN
Reference (Deposit): TO THE GEOLOGY OF UTAH NO 9 UGA
Reference (Deposit): ISACHSEN YW 1954 ORE DEPOSITS BIG INDIAN WASH AREA GUIDEBOOK
Reference (Deposit): MESA MET-NONMET MINE FILE REF.
Reference (Deposit): DIX GP JR 1954 URANIUM DEPOSITS BIG INDIAN WASH SAN JUAN CO
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