Golden Goose Mine

The Golden Goose Mine is a uranium mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming.

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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.

Mine Info

Name: Golden Goose Mine  

State:  Wyoming

County:  Fremont


Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 42.38833, -107.82139

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Golden Goose Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Golden Goose Mine
Secondary: Sheep Mountain Operations
Secondary: Crooks Gap - Green Mountain uranium area


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 (Identification): There are 4 preexisiting records for the Golden Goose: Golden Goose #1 Claim 10081032=W032718 Golden Goose #2 10157609 =0560130323 Golden Goose Mine #1 10303245 = 0560130322 Golden Goose #4 10279158 =0560130491

Comment (Production): As of May, 1969 the Golden Goose Mine was producing about 500 tons of ore per day (Bailey, 1969, p. 114).

Comment (Location): Bailey (1969, p. 108, pl. 2) shows a shaft to the SE of a bend in the mine roads.


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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