Saint Jude

Producer in San Miguel county in Colorado, United States with commodities Uranium, Vanadium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10216102
MAS/MILS ID 0081130285
Record type Site
Current site name Saint Jude

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -108.80397, 38.0658 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Colorado San Miguel

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
New Mexico 044 N 018 W 13 S2 Colorado

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Tertiary
Vanadium Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Carnotite Unknown
Tyuyamunite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -108.80397, 38.0658

Ore body information

  • Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 SEDIMENTARY
    Shape of Orebody #1 IRREGULAR
    Shape of Orebody #2 TABULAR
    Shape of Orebody #3 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin RESIDUAL CONCENT
    Secondary mode of Origin OXIDATION
    Primary Ore Control LITHOLOGY
    Secondary Ore Control BEDDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. MODERATE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 BLEACHING
    Date of Last Modification 800411

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Year of first production 1959

Mining district

District name Uravan

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Dawson Mining Co.
    ID 503153
    Home office Box 428, Grand Junction, Colo. 81501
    Year 1975
  • Type Owner
    Owner Shiprock Ltd, Box 428, Grand Junction, Colo. 81501
    ID 503153
    Interest 100
    Home office Colorado
    Year 1975
  • Type Owner
    Owner Pioneer Uravan, Inc.
    ID 503153
    Interest 100
    Home office Colorado
    Year 1980

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0081130285
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 0503153

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    DATA FROM COLO. BUREAU OF MINES ANNUAL OPERATOR'S REPORT.

  • Deposit

    UPDATED BY MILS - MSHA 4-80.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 1959 IS ONLY YR. ON RECORD AT COLO. BUREAU OF MINES, OPEN FI LOCATED 45 MILES SO. OF NATURITA, SO. SIDE OF GYP. VALLEY. IN 1974 .20% U AND 1.3% V WERE PRODUCED AT A RATE OF 1000 TON/. IN 1974 5 MEN WERE EMPLOYED FOR 260 DAYS PER YEAR.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-FEB-1984 Minecom U.S. Bureau of Mines