Monument 3

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10089482
MRDS ID W027045
Record type Site
Current site name Monument 3
Related records 10252139, 10301234

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.32099, 37.01807 (WGS84)
Elevation 1707
Relative position 2.9 MILES SW OF BM 4838, .8 MILES EAST OF HOSKINNINI MESA.
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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 043S 014E 34 Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SECTION SUBDIVISION: SW 1/4, SE 1/4, NW 1/4, SEC. 34

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Tertiary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Malachite Ore
Tyuyamunite Ore

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -110.32099, 37.01807

Ore body information

  • General form LENS
    Strike N 5 DEG E
    Dip 5 DEG SE
    Thickness 0.08M
    Depth to bottom 22.86M
    Depth to top 22.86M
    Width 3.05M
    Length 4.57M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Paleochannels

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

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • NO RESERVES

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 3.66M
    Overall depth 22.86M

Comments on the workings information

  • SHORT PROSPECT ADIT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W027045

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    EVENSEN, C. G., AND GRAY, I. B., 1958, EVALUATION OF URANIUM ORE GUIDES, MONUMENT VALLEY, ARIZONA AND UTAH ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, V. 53, NO. 6, SEPT. - OCT., P 639 - 662.

  • Deposit

    GUIDEBOOK TO URANIUM DEPOSITS OF WESTERN U.S., USAEC, 1959

  • Deposit

    1959 COMPILE USAEC GUIDEBOO

  • Reserve-Resource

    TRIMBLE, L. M., 1977

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1977 Trimble, Larry M. Bureau of Land Management