Mildred No. 1 Mine, Kinusta Mesa, Cove Mesa Mining District, Carrizo Range, Apache Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Mildred No. 1 Mine||Mining District|
|Cove Mesa Mining District||Mining District|
|Carrizo Range||Mountain Range|
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36° 42' 5'' North , 109° 16' 58'' West
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An U occurrence/mine located in approximate secs. 13 & 14, T38N, R28E, G&SRM, about 4.9 km (3.0 miles) NNE of Kinusta Mesa (coordinates of record), at/near Segi-Ho-Cho Mesa. It is not listed in the USGS MRDS database. The geographic coordinates presented are for the approximate center of the boundary between secs. 13 & 14.
Mineralization is An U deposit hosted in the Salt Wash Member of the Morrison Formation, with discontinuous bands and scattered lenses of ore along a sandstone-mudstone contact and associated with carbon pockets, 30-40 feet above the Bluff sandstone contact. Only the first 25 feet of the drift is mineralized.
Workings include a 90 foot drift bearing S25W from a roadcut.
Production was 25 tons of ore @ 0.05% U3O8; 2.68% V2O5 (1956).
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Harshbarger, J.W., (1946), Supplemental and summary report on western Carrizo Uplift and Chuska Mountains areas of northern Navajo Indian Reservation, northeastern Arizona: U. S. Atomic Energy Commission Report RMO-441, 108 p.
Scarborough, Robert B. (1981), Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Report for U.S. Department of Energy (Atomic Energy Commission), GJBX-143. RME-2071: 222.
Welty, J.W., Reynolds, S.J., Keith, S.B., Gest, D.E., Trapp, R.A., and DeWitt, Ed (1985) Mine index for metallic mineral districts of Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Bulletin 196, 92 p.: 3. (district assignment)
U.S. Department of Energy files.
USGS Los Gigantes Buttes, Arizona, quadrangle 15 minute topo map.
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