Blitz

Past Producer in Garfield county in Utah, United States with commodities Uranium, Vanadium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10015254
MRDS ID DB00588
Record type Site
Current site name Blitz
Alternate or previous names King
Related records 10275737

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.62545, 37.99666 (WGS84)
Elevation 1615
Relative position 2 MILES NORTH OF TRACHYTE RANCH
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah Garfield

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 032S 012E 30 Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SECTION SUBDIVISION: NW 1/4 , SE 1/4 , NE 1/4 OF SECTION 30

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Primary
Vanadium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Carnotite Ore
Montroseite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone
    Rock unit name Salt Wash Member of Morrison Formation
    Rock description Salt Wash Member of Morrison Formation
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -110.62545, 37.99666

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Henry Mtns Basin
Local Joining Of Browns Hole Syncline And East Henry Mtns Syncline

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR TO LENTICULAR
    Strike N 17 DEG E
    Dip 1 DEG NW
    Thickness 1.52M
    Depth to bottom 30.48M
    Depth to top 0M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Lithology

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Medium
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Henry Mtns/East/Trachyte

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Gary Ekker
  • Type Owner
    Owner Kay Hunt
    Home office Hanksville

Comments on the production information

  • MAY NOT BE COMPLETE RECORD.

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1973
    Total resources 2,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Uranium U3O8 0.25 wt-pct Uranium Major 1973
  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1973
    Total resources 2,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Vanadium V2O5 2 wt-pct Vanadium Major 1973

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Area 0.042HA
    Length 304.8M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS DB00588

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HUNT, C. B. AND OTHERS, 1953 , GEOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY OF THE HENRY MOUNTAINS REGION UTAH: US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, P. 228 .

  • Deposit

    DOELLING, 1967 , URANIUM DEPOSITS OF GARFIELD CO., UTAH: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY SP. ST. 22 .

  • Deposit

    DOELLING, 1975 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF GARFIELD CO., UTAH: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY, BULL. 107 .

  • Deposit

    BROOKE, G. L. AND OTHERS, 1951 , GEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF THE TRACHYTE DISTRICT, HENRY MOUNTAINS, UTAH: USAEC RMO-912 , 7 P.

  • Deposit

    1959 RECON JOHNSON, BULL. 1087-C

  • Deposit

    1963 RECON MIESCH, TEI 670 AND BULL. 1147-E

  • Deposit

    1967 MINEMAP UGMS SP. ST. 22

  • Deposit

    1973 RECON UGMS FOR USBM - MAS

  • Production

    UGMS - MAS 3

  • Reserve-Resource

    USBM - MAS 145

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1978 Doelling, Hellmut H. Bureau of Land Management