Blue Lizard Mine

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

Identification information

Deposit ID 10129779
MRDS ID W027813
MAS/MILS ID 0490370026
Record type Site
Current site name Blue Lizard Mine
Related records 10079025

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.29791, 37.5544 (WGS84)
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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 037 S 015 E 19 SE Utah


Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Uranium Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bornite Unknown
Chalcanthite Unknown
Chalcocite Unknown
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Covellite Unknown
Malachite Unknown
Marcasite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown
Uraninite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

(1) -110.29791, 37.5544

Ore body information

  • Area 0.1HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 REPLACEMENT
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Primary mode of Origin OTHER
    Primary Ore Control LITHOLOGY
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Total Surface Area (HA) .1
    Date of Last Modification 780213

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Large
Significant No
Discovery year 1943

Mining district

District name Red Canyon

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Redd, William B.
    Home office Colorado
    Year 1974
  • Type Owner
    Owner Shumway Brothers
    Home office Colorado
    Year 1974

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 915M
    Field Value
    MAS Development Schedule # 1
    Mining Record # 1
    Status of Mining Method PROPOSED
    Mining Method OPEN STOPE
    Swell Factor .69
    Rock Characteristics ONE SYSTEM OF WEAKNESS PLANES
    Rock Support Chars. SUPPORTING
    Mine Support Chars. TIMBER
    Avg. Length of Adits (m) 335
    1st Condition of Workings OPEN
    Capacity Units MT COMMOD/DAY
    Units of Production $/MT COMMOD
    Year of Information 1973

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0490370026
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W027813 MAS references MRDS

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 09-APR-1987 Unknown U.S. Bureau of Mines