Camp Bird 12 Group of Mines

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10105917
MRDS ID W018715
Record type Site
Current site name Camp Bird 12 Group of Mines

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.68296, 38.6683 (WGS84)
Elevation 1743
Relative position 1.6 MILES SOUTH 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 03 Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SE 1/4 NE 1/4 SEC 3, T25S, R11E

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Primary
Vanadium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Carnotite Ore
Malachite Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Bleaching In Sandstone & Mudstone

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone
    Rock unit name Moss Back Member Of Chinle Formation
    Rock description Moss Back 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) -110.68296, 38.6683

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional San Rafael Swell
Local Temple Mtn. Collapse, East Striking Faults, Northwest, Striking Faults

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR, LENTICULAR
    Strike N 25 DEG E
    Dip 11 DEG SW
    Thickness 4.57M
    Depth to bottom 21.34M
    Depth to top 10.67M
    Width 22.86M
    Length 30.48M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Carbonaceous Material, Paleo Channels

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Medium
Significant No
Discovery year 1925
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place
Year of first production <1945

Mining district

District name Temple Mountain Area

Comments on the production information

  • THE PRODUCTION FIGURE G7A IS PROBABLY NOT THE TOTAL PRODUCTION FOR THE PROPERTY.

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1973
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Uranium U3O8 0.2 wt-pct Uranium Major 1973

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 304.8M
    Overall depth 21.34M

Comments on the workings information

  • WORKINGS CONSIST OF 14 ADITS, MOST ARE CONNECTED THOUGH 6 ARE NOT, GROUND IS BAD - HIGHLY FRACTURED AND MUCH CAVING FROM BACK

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W018715

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. TEI REPORT

  • Deposit

    1965 COMPILE HAWLEY, C. C. - BULLETIN

  • Deposit

    1968 COMPILE HAWLEY, C. C. - BULLETIN

  • Production

    UGMS STUDY - 1973

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ORE BODIES CONSIST OF "C" ROLLS, DIFFUSION ROLLS, MASSIVE PRIMARY ORE BODIES
Deposit Discovery Year: 1920'S

Reporter information

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