The Shirley is a uranium mine located in Boulder county, Colorado.
About the MRDS Data:
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.
Primary Mineral: Uranium
Lat, Long: 39.95, -105.60444
Active Mining Claims
Claim data is for Mines level premium members.
Shirley MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Shirley
District: Caribou - Grand Island & Eldora
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
|Comment: ADIT: 600 FT. DRIFTS. 0.001-0.034 PERCENT URANIUM. BOULDER CO. 1871-1960, 84,400 LBS U308|
|Comment: GEOL.DESC: ASSOC. MINERALS: QTZ., PYRITE|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: SIMS AND SHERIDAN, 1964, USGS BULL. 1159