Section 16 Adit

The Section 16 Adit is a uranium mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming.

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Mine Info

Name: Section 16 Adit  

State:  Wyoming

County:  Fremont


Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 42.39472, -107.82722

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Section 16 Adit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Section 16 Adit
Secondary: Crooks Gap - Green Mountain uranium area
Secondary: Sheep Mountain Operations


Primary: Uranium


State: Wyoming
County: Fremont

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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Years of Production:
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Comment (Location): Adit on Jeffrey City 24k topo appears to match location shown on Bailey's pl. 2 (p. 108).

Comment (Production): As of May, 1969, the mine was producing about 60 tons per day (Bailey, 1969, p. 114).


Reference (Deposit): MINOBRAS, 1976, Uranium guidebook for Wyoming, 63 p. and appendix.
Pages: p. 29-31

Reference (Deposit): Bailey, R.V., 1969, Uranium deposits in the Great Divide Basin--crooks Gap Area, Fremont and Sweetwater Counties, Wyoming, in R.B. Parker, ed., Contributions to Geology--Wyoming Uranium Issue, v. 8, no. 2, pt. 1, p. 105-120.
Pages: p. 108, 114.

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