J. J. Mine

Past Producer in Montrose county in Colorado, United States with commodities Uranium, Vanadium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10287934
MAS/MILS ID 0080850252
Record type Site
Current site name J. J. Mine
Alternate or previous names J.J. Mine, JJ Mine
Related records 10108276

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -108.73377, 38.21829 (WGS84)
Elevation 1987
Location accuracy 10(meters)
Relative position Duplicate record gave 38-12-39, -108-42-49 as coordinates.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Colorado Montrose

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
New Mexico 046 N 017 W 22, 26 SESESW: Colorado


Commodity Importance
Uranium Primary
Vanadium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Carnotite Ore
Tyuyamunite Ore
Uraninite Ore
Clay Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -108.73377, 38.21829

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 780722

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Uravan

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Union Carbide
    Interest 100
    Home office Colorado
    Year 1975

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0080850252
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS DC04011 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    COLO. BU. OF MINES 1968 SUM.

  • Deposit


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  • Deposit

    USGS MF-30, MAP

  • Deposit

    USGS PROF. PAPER 320, P. 203-211

  • Deposit

    CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 8,69

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-FEB-84 Minecom U.S. Bureau of Mines
Editor 31-OCT-11 Wilson, Anna B U.S. Geological Survey merged and deleted duplicate record 10108276
Reporter 01-MAR-73 Conservation Division Files U.S. Geological Survey MRDS DC04011 = 10108276