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Zoning of the Bitter Creek vanadium-uranium deposit near Uravan, Colorado

Allen Van Heyl

Zoning of the Bitter Creek vanadium-uranium deposit near Uravan, Colorado

by Allen Van Heyl

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vanadium ores -- Colorado -- Montrose County.,
  • Vanadium ores -- Morrison Formation.,
  • Uranium ores -- Colorado -- Montrose County.,
  • Uranium ores -- Morrison Formation.,
  • Uranium mines and mining -- Colorado -- Montrose County.,
  • Uranium mines and mining -- Morrison Formation.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Colorado -- Montrose County.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Morrison Formation.,
  • Ore deposits -- Colorado -- Montrose County.,
  • Ore deposits -- Morrison Formation.,
  • Geology, Economic -- Colorado -- Montrose County.,
  • Geology, Economic -- Morrison Formation.,
  • Morrison Formation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Allen V. Heyl.
    SeriesContributions to economic geology, Geological Survey bulletin -- 1042-F
    ContributionsU.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 187-201 p. :
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22973370M

      Uravan, a tiny mining company town, provided uranium for nuclear weapons developed during the Manhattan Project. “Even though the town is gone, we feel like that the history of those people need(s) to be kept,” she said. Uravan — it is gone. Not just the mill where those yellow rocks were processed into so-called yellowcake uranium ore. Uranium mining in Colorado, United States, goes back to , when pitchblende ore was taken from gold mines near Central City, Colorado uranium industry has seen booms and busts, but continues to this day. Not counting byproduct uranium from phosphate, Colorado is considered to have the third largest uranium reserves of any US state, behind Wyoming and New Mexico.

    Author of Lead Isotopes from the Upper Mississippi Valley District, Guidebook to the Upper Mississippi Valley base-metal district, The geology of the upper Mississippi Valley zinc-lead distict, Zoning of the Bitter Creek vanadium-uranium deposit near Uravan, Colorado, Geology of the upper Mississippi Valley base-metal district, Aeromagnetic and tectonic analysis of the upper Mississippi Valley. Like Uravan, Moab played a role in the uranium industry before World War II. Situated on the Colorado Plateau in east-central Utah, the town’s chief characteristic was its location in the canyon country near present-day Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. About 50 percent Mormon, Moab was rooted in agriculture and mining.

    A cluster of deposits in Mesa, Montrose, and San Miguel Counties comprises the Colorado segment of the Uravan mineral belt, the largest uranium area in Colorado. During the period through , 15,, tons of ore with an average grade of % U/sub 3/O/sub 8/ and contain, pounds of uranium oxide (U/sub 3/O/sub 8/) have. The Tnt Vanadium Mine is near Uravan, Colorado. Historically the site has been part of the La Sal-Paradox Valley Mining District. The Tnt Vanadium Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. The Canyon Lands of the Intermontane Plateaus characterize the geomorphology of the surrounding area.


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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A) Heyl, A.V. () Zoning of the Bitter Creek vanadium-uranium deposit near Uravan, Colorado. United States Geological Survey Bulletin F. Eckel, Edwin B. () Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised, p.

Bitter Creek Mine, Paradox Valley, Uravan Mining District, Montrose Co., Colorado, USA: 6 miles (km) south of Uravan (SW 1/4 SW 1/4 Section 1, T. 46 N., R. 17 W.). Issue of Quicksilver Deposits Near Weiser, Washington County, Idaho, Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology Issue of Zoning of the Bitter Creek Vanadium-uranium Deposit Near Uravan, Colorado, U.S.

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A large vanadium. uranium deposit had been found in (Butler and Allen, ) in the Shinarump member of the Chinle in Monument Valley; this de­ posit was worked in in the Monument No. 2 mine, but its im­ portance was not understood until after Radioactive deposits on the Colorado Plateau have been mined.

At its peak, Uravan numbered around people, and the flourishing village had its own school and medical facilities, tennis courts and a recreation center, all provided by the company. But it was the byproduct made with the vanadium processing, the more widely known radioactive chemical element uranium, that gave this town a permanent, sad.

Published inthis is a scarce report on this geologically interesting deposit in the Colorado Plateau. This page book discusses in detail the distribution of vanadium and uranium in this unusual deposit.The Bitter Creek Mines are near Uravan, Colorado. The Bitter Creek Mines is a underground mining operation.

Initial production took place in The ore mined is composed of montroseite. As of there was one documented tabular shaped ore body extending 22 meters (75 feet) below the surface.Mining for uranium in Colorado started in the late-nineteenth century with the search for radium. Uravan started as a Standard Chemical Company mining camp named after the company chairman’s son, Joe Junior.

Fromminers at the Joe Junior Camp mined carnotite. Carnotite was a source of radium, although it required tons to create a gram of radium.