The Schaefer is a uranium mine located in Spokane county, Washington.
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Primary Mineral: Uranium
Lat, Long: 47.98, -117.29470
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Schaefer MRDS details
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): DEPOSIT LOCATED IN SECS. 19, 30, AND 31.
Reference (Deposit): P. 40, 41.
Reference (Deposit): MINOBRAS, 1977, URANIUM DEPOSITS OF THE NORTHERN U.S.,
Reference (Deposit): P. 355.
Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 37, 1956, PART II, VOL. 1,