East Woodenshoe

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10078760
MRDS ID W027373
Record type Site
Current site name East Woodenshoe
Alternate or previous names Woodenshoe No. 3

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -109.92514, 37.67917 (WGS84)
Elevation 2402
Relative position 1.4 MILES E FROM THE TOE OF THE WOODENSHOE BUTTES
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah San Juan

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 036S 018E 03 Utah

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Primary
Vanadium Primary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Malachite Ore
Uraninite Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Mudstone Bleaching

Analytical data

Result 1.5 FT CHIP SAMPLE - .088 % U3O8, .011 % V2O5

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-Shinarump Mem
    Rock description Chinle Formation-Shinarump Mem

Nearby scientific data

(1) -109.92514, 37.67917

Ore body information

  • General form LENS, IRREGULAR
    Strike NORTH
    Dip 7 DEG W
    Thickness 1.22M
    Depth to bottom 18.29M
    Depth to top 6.1M
    Width 7.62M
    Length 24.38M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Paleostream Channel

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mining district

District name Elk Ridge Area

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Shumway, Kenneth

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 274.32M
    Overall depth 18.29M

Comments on development

  • DISCOVERED BY RIM STRIPPING

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W027373

Bibliographic references

  • Reserve-Resource

    JONES, H., 1977

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-OCT-1977 Jones, Harold H. Bureau of Land Management