Green Vein 2 & 3

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10071853
MRDS ID W015524
Record type Site
Current site name Green Vein 2 & 3

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.83713, 38.79441 (WGS84)
Elevation 2161
Relative position 2.0 MILES NORTH OF FAMILY BUTTE
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah Emery

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 023S 010E 19 Utah

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Primary
Vanadium Secondary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcocite Ore
Uraninite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Mudstone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone
    Rock unit name Chinle Formation-Monitor Butte Member
    Rock description Chinle Formation-Monitor Butte Member

Nearby scientific data

(1) -110.83713, 38.79441

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description San Rafael Swell

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR - BLANKET
    Strike N 20 DEG E
    Dip 2 DEG NW
    Thickness 0.61M
    Depth to bottom 24.38M
    Depth to top 18.29M
    Width 15.24M
    Length 45.72M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Coaly Logs

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 San Rafael District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Comments on the workings information

  • WORK ON THIS DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF BULLDOZER WORK ON MONITOR BUTTE OF CHINLE FORMATION

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W015524

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HAWLEY, C.C. AND OTHERS, 1968, GEOLOGY, ALTERED ROCKS, AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SAN RAFAEL SWELL, EMERY CO., UTAH, : USGS BULL. 1239

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1977 Mc Carthy, Blair M. Bureau of Land Management