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West Shirley Basin Occurrence, Shirley Basin District, Carbon Co., Wyoming, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 19' 60'' North , 104° 32' 60'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Fort Laramie224 (2017)13.7km
Guernsey1,195 (2017)17.3km
Lingle462 (2017)27.6km
Torrington6,669 (2017)42.6km
Glendo200 (2017)43.4km


HARSHMAN E. N., USGS - I53
Commodities (Major) - Uranium
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock Unit: Saltwash Member Morrison Formation
Host Rock: Sandstone

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1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O UraniniteUO2
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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USGS MRDS Record:10009405

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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