Zebra No. 1 Prospect

Occurrence in San Juan county in Utah, United States with commodities Uranium, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10079001
MRDS ID W027766
Record type Site
Current site name Zebra No. 1 Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.02432, 37.63583 (WGS84)
Elevation 2097
Relative position 3.5 MILES ESE FROM THE CHEESEBOX
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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 017E 22 Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SECTION SUBDIVISION: SW 1/4 , SE 1/4 , SE 1/4 , SEC. 22

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Primary
Copper Tertiary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone
    Rock unit name Chinle Formation, Shinarump Member
    Rock description Chinle Formation, Shinarump Member
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -110.02432, 37.63583

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR, IRREGULAR
    Strike N 30 DEG W
    Dip 2 DEG SW

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Paleochannel

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name White Canyon District, Deer Flat Area

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • RESULTS OF EXTENTIVE DRILLING PROGRAM CONDUCTED UPON DEER FLAT IS UNKNOWN

Comments on the workings information

  • PROSPECT ONLY

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W027766

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    THADEN, R. E., TRITES, A. F., AND FINNELL, T. L., 1964 , GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE WHITE CANYON AREA, SAN JUAN AND GARFIELD COS., UTAH, U.S.G.S. BULL 1125

  • Deposit

    FINNELL, T. L., FRANKS, P. C., AND HUBBARD, H. A., 1963 , GEOLOGY, ORE DEPOSITS AND EXPLORATORY DRILLING IN THE DEER FLAT AREA, WHITE CANYON DIST., SAN JUAN CO., UTAH, U.S.G.S. BULL. 1132 .

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit EXPOSED IN FLOAT AND IN PLACE SANDSTONE CONGLOMERATE, OF CHANNEL SEDIMENT. THIS EXPOSURE HAS NOT BEEN STRIPPED AS OF 10-77. DEPOSIT DESCRIPTION UNKNOWN.

Reporter information

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