The Orion 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: 40.12289, -105.39995
Active Mining Claims
Claim data is for Mines level premium members.
Orion MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Orion
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: GEOL.DESC: ASSOC. MIN: FLUORITE, QTZ, AMPHIBOLE, HEMATITE, PYRITE|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: SIMS & SHERIDAN, 1964, USGS BULL. 1159