The Unknown is a uranium mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming at an elevation of 7,841 feet.
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Elevation: 7,841 Feet (2,390 Meters)
Lat, Long: 42.2853, -108.85750
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Unknown MRDS details
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Wyoming Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): ANOMALY IN COARSE GRAINED ARKOSIC SANDSTONE & CONGlOMERATE. A DARK GREEN FLUORESCENT MINERAL IS SLIGHTLY RADIOACTIVE.
Comment (General): UNKNOWN (not known what this referred to. Moved to comments from References field, where it was incorrectly placed).
Comment (General): Unverifiable record. May be the same as Sand Creek (Dep. ID 10206423)
Comment (Location): Probably NOT in WLCI, but just outside the boundary.
Reference (Deposit): AEC PRELIM FIELD INV AIRBORNE RA ANOMALIES
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