Plumbic Prospect

Occurrence in Piute county in Utah, United States with commodity Uranium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10088082
MRDS ID DB00546
Record type Site
Current site name Plumbic Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -112.21772, 38.49025 (WGS84)
Elevation 1981
Relative position 2.9 MILES NORTH OF MARYSVALE, UTAH
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah Piute

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 027S 003W 04 Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SECTION SUBDIVISION: SW 1/4 NW 1/4 SW 1/4 SEC. 4

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Tertiary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Pyroclastic Rock > Tuff > Welded Tuff
    Rock unit name Red Welded Tuff
    Rock description Red Welded Tuff
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Pyroclastic Rock > Tuff > Welded Tuff

Nearby scientific data

(1) -112.21772, 38.49025

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Jeepster Fault

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1951
Discoverer American Smelting And Refining
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Durfee District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Energy Fuels

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Unknown
    Length 243.84M
    Overall depth 182.88M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS DB00546

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    KERR, P. F., AND OTHERS, 1967 , MARYSVALE, UTAH URANIUM DEPOSITS, AIME GRATON-SALES, VOL. 2 , P. 1020 - 1041 .

  • Deposit

    KERR, P. F., 1957 , THE MARYSVALE, UTAH URANIUM AREA: GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA SPECIAL PAPER #64 , P. 1 - 212 .

  • Deposit

    DASCH, M. D., 1967 , URANIUM DEPOSITS OF NORTHEASTERN AND WESTERN UTAH, UTAH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY GUIDE BOOK #21 .

  • Deposit

    BULLOCK, K. C., 1976 , FLUORITE OCCURRENCES IN UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY BULL. 110 .

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit EXPLORATION DRIFTING ENCOUNTERED ONLY WEAK MINERALIZATION.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1978 Trimble, Larry M. Bureau of Land Management