Black Ape Mine

Past Producer in Grand county in Utah, United States with commodities Uranium, Vanadium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10089537
MRDS ID W027285
Record type Site
Current site name Black Ape Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -109.5407, 38.82415 (WGS84)
Elevation 1426
Relative position 1.5 MILES EAST OF MOLLIE HOGANS
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah Grand

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 023S 022E 07 Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SECTION SUBDIVISION: NW 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 SEC. 7

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Primary
Vanadium Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Carnotite Ore
Pascoite Ore
Tyuyamunite Ore

Analytical data

Result 1.650 % U3O8 , 6.88 % V2O5

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone
    Rock unit name Salt Wash Member of Morrison Formation
    Rock description Salt Wash Member of Morrison Formation
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -109.5407, 38.82415

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR
    Strike N 45 DEG W
    Dip 3 DEG NE
    Thickness 0.61M
    Depth to bottom 7.62M
    Depth to top 4.57M
    Width 30.48M
    Length 30.48M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Medium
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Thompson - Yellow Cat District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Donald Rowe, Et Al.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Area 0.167HA
    Length 274.32M
    Overall depth 6.1M
    Overall length 40M
    Overall width 45.72M

Comments on the workings information

  • WORKINGS CONSIST OF TWO ADITS, SEVERAL DOGHOLES, AND ONE PROSPECT PIT.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W027285

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    STOKES, W. L., 1952 , URANIUM - VANADIUM DEPOSITS OF THE THOMPSONS AREA GRAND COUNTY, UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY BULL. 46 , 51 P

  • Reserve-Resource

    MC CARTHY, B. M., 1977

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1977 Mc Carthy, Blair M. Bureau of Land Management