Syracuse R.F. and R. Mine

Past Producer in Apache county in Arizona, United States with commodities Uranium, Vanadium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10026956
MRDS ID M001277
Record type Site
Current site name Syracuse R.F. and R. Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -109.05345, 36.76696 (WGS84)
Elevation 1841
Relative position 0.9 MILES SW COTTONWOOD CREEK
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arizona Apache

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Gila and Salt River 039N 031E 25 Arizona

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Primary
Vanadium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Carnotite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Mudstone > Claystone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone
  • 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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -109.05345, 36.76696

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR TABULAR LAYERS

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Ore Is Found In Clusters, Usually Associated With Carbonaceous Detritus

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Medium
Significant No

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • LIMITED RESOURCES

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M001277

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    STOKES, W.L., 1951, CARNOTITE DEPOSITS IN THE CARRIZO MTNS. AREA, U.S.G.S. CIRCULAR III, 5 P.

  • Deposit

    CHENOWETH, W.L., 1955, GEOLOGY AND URANIUM DEPOSITS OF NW CARRIZO AREA, FOUR CORNERS FIELD COVE, NO. 1

  • Deposit

    CHENOWETH, W.L., 1973, URANIUM DEPOSITS OF NE ARIZONA, NEW MEXICO GEOL. SOC. 24TH GUIDEBOOK, P. 145

  • Deposit

    PIERCE, W.H., 1970, COAL, OIL, NATURAL GAS, HELIUM, AND URANIUM IN ARIZONA, ARIZONA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 182, P. 235-248.

  • Reserve-Resource

    ARIZONA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 182

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JAN-1980 Bright, Daniel (Creasey, S.C.) U.S. Geological Survey