Hosten Nez and Yellow Jeep Prospects

Past Producer in Coconino county in Arizona, United States with commodities Uranium, Manganese, Vanadium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10102494
MRDS ID M003114
Record type Site
Current site name Hosten Nez and Yellow Jeep Prospects

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -111.076, 35.78586 (WGS84)
Elevation 1661
Relative position 20 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF THE TOWN OF CAMERON.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arizona Coconino

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Gila and Salt River 028N 012E 32 Arizona

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Primary
Manganese Tertiary
Vanadium Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Uraninite Ore

Analytical data

Result SPECIMENS RANGE FROM 0.035 % TO 3.88 % U3O8

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Early Jurassic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -111.076, 35.78586

Ore body information

  • General form LENS
    Thickness 3.66M
    Length 21.34M

Comments on the geologic information

  • THE SHALY SANDSTONE IS VARICOLORED AND OTHER SANDSTONE CONTAINS CLAY PEBBLES.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on the production information

  • SOME PRODUCTION BUT AMOUNT INDEFINITE.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M003114

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    GRANGER, H.C., AND RAUP, R.B., 1962 , RECONNAISSANCE STUDY OF URANIUM DEPOSITS IN ARIZ.: USGS BULLETIN 1147-A, P. A-7.

  • Deposit

    AUSTIN, R.S., 1964, MINERALOGY OF CAMERON AREA, COCONINO, CO., ARIZ.:USAEL - RME - 99, P. 17.

  • Deposit

    PIERCE, W.H., 1970, COAL, OIL, NATURAL GAS, HELIUM, AND URANIUM IN ARIZONA; ARIZ. BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 182, P. 230.

  • Production

    ABM BULL. 182

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit MINERALIZATION REPLACES CLAY PEBBLES, COATS FRACTURES AND BEDDING SURFACES, AND IMPREGNATES MANGANESE CONCREATIONS AND CARBONIZED FOSSIL WOOD.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1979 Bright, Daniel (Creasey, S.C.) U.S. Geological Survey