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Occurrence in Emery county in Utah, United States with commodities Uranium, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10089327
MRDS ID W018731
Record type Site
Current site name Unknown

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.67213, 38.68441 (WGS84)
Elevation 1768
Relative position 0.3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TEMPLE MTN.
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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 024S 011E Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SW 1/4, NE 1/4, NW 1/4 SEC 35

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Tertiary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Carnotite Ore
Malachite Ore
Hematite Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -110.67213, 38.68441

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description San Rafael Swell

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR
    Strike N 80 DEG E
    Dip 5 DEG S
    Thickness 0.61M
    Depth to bottom 15.24M
    Depth to top 9.14M
    Width 12.19M
    Length 30.48M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Coaly Logs

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mining district

District name Temple Mountain Area

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 85.34M
    Overall depth 9.14M

Comments on the workings information

  • TOTAL LENGTH CONSISTS OF 2 CROSSCUTS ( APPROX 15, 20 FT) AND 1 RAISE APPROX 25' HIGH WHICH WAS INACCESSIBLE.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W018731

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HAWLEY, C. C., 1957, SAN RAFAEL SWELL, UTAH GEOLOGIC INVESTIGATIONS OF RADIOACTIVE DEPOSITS: USAEC TEL-690

  • Deposit

    HAWLEY, C. C., AND OTHERS, 1965, GEOLOGY AND URANIUM DEPOSITS OF THE TEMPLE MTN. DISTRICT, EMERY CO., UT.: USGS BULL. 1192

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    1957 RECON U.S.A.E.C.

  • Deposit

    1965 COMPILE HAWLEY, C. C. - BULLETIN

  • Deposit

    1968 COMPILE HAWLEY, C. C. - BULLETIN

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1977 Mc Carthy, Blair M. U.S. Geological Survey