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Exploration for uranium-vanadium deposits by the U.S. Geological Survey in the Club Mesa area, Uravan district, Montrose County, Colorado

Miscellaneous Field Studies Map 169

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Abstract

The Club Mesa area is in the western part of the Uravan district, Montrose County, Colo.; it covers about 6 square miles in Tps. 47 and 48 N., R. 17 W., New Mexico principal meridian. (See index map.) The area is immediately west of Uravan, Colo., and is bounded approximately by the San Miguel River to the north and northeast, the Dolores River to the northwest, Saucer Basin to the southwest, and Hieroglyphic Canyon to the southeast. 

Club Mesa is one of the most productive areas for uranium-vanadium ore in southwestern Colorago. The average grade of this ore has ranged from about 0.25 to 1.50 percent U3O8 and 1.5 to 5.0 percent V2O5.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Exploration for uranium-vanadium deposits by the U.S. Geological Survey in the Club Mesa area, Uravan district, Montrose County, Colorado
Series title:
Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
Series number:
169
Year Published:
1958
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Description:
34.87 x 41.08 inches
Country:
United States
State:
Colorado
County:
Montrose
Scale:
0
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N
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