Giveway

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10089643
MRDS ID W027809
Record type Site
Current site name Giveway

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.28377, 37.55194 (WGS84)
Elevation 1463
Relative position 4.2 MILES SE FROM THE CHOCOLATE DROP
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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 037S 015E Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SECTION 20 (UNSURVEYED)

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Primary
Copper Tertiary

Alteration

  • (Local) Bleaching In Mudstone

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Mudstone
    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) -110.28377, 37.55194

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR/BLANKET
    Thickness 1.83M
    Depth to bottom 24.38M
    Depth to top 6.1M
    Width 45.72M
    Length 121.92M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Paleochannels

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mining district

District name White Canyon District, Red Canyon Area

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Giveaway Mining Inc.
  • Type Owner
    Owner Triangle Mining Inc.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 213.36M
    Overall depth 24.38M

Comments on the workings information

  • EXTENTIVE WORKING MUCH BACK FILLED NOT FULLY EXAMINED

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W027809

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 CO'S., UTAH, USGS BULL 112

  • Production

    UGMS INVESTIGATION 1973

  • Reserve-Resource

    JONES, H., 1977

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1977 Jones, Harold H. U.S. Geological Survey