Botanical Prospecting For Uranium on la Ventana Mesa, Sandoval County, New Mexico
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Botanical Prospecting For Uranium on la Ventana Mesa, Sandoval County, New Mexico A Contribution to the Geology of Uranium. (1009A-1009M Bound Together). by United States Geological Survey

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SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 1009M
ContributionsCannon, H.L., Starrett, W.H.
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Open LibraryOL21729808M

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Botanical prospecting for uranium on La Ventana Mesa, Sandoval County, New Mexico (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Helen L Cannon; W H Starrett; Geological Survey (U.S.); U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. A botanical sampling program has been completed by the U.S. Geological Survey on La Ventana Mesa, Sandoval County, N. Mex. A uranium-bearing coal in the Allison-Gibson members of the Cretaceous Mesaverde formation crops out in erosional remnants of the coal is capped by a well-fractured foot sandstone bed through which roots of a pinyon-juniper forest penetrate. Botanical prospecting for uranium on La Ventana Mesa, Sandoval County, New Mexico Bulletin M By: H.L. Cannon and W.H. Starrett. New Mexico was a significant uranium producer since the discovery of uranium by Navajo sheepherder Paddy Martinez in Almost all uranium in New Mexico is found in the Grants mineral belt along the south margin of the San Juan Basin in McKinley and Cibola counties in the northwest part of the state. Stretching northwest to southeast, the mineral belt contains the Chuska, Gallup, Ambrosia.

An investigation of botanical prospecting for uranium near Gallup, McKinley County, New Mexico /, by Perry F. Narten, Geological Survey (U.S.), and U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Division of Raw Materials (page images at HathiTrust). Prospecting, locating, and valuing mines. A practical treatise for the use of prospectors, investors, and mining men generally With fifteen plates. (New York and London, The Scientific publishing company, ), by R. H. Stretch (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Prospecting in Alaska. New Mexico has world class uranium deposits in the Grants district and ranks 2nd in uranium reserves in the United States, which amounts to 64 million short tons of ore at % U 3 O 8 ( million pounds U 3 O 8) at $50/lb (according the the U.S. Department of Energy).However, approximately million pounds of uranium resources remain in the Grants district as identified by companies in. Sandoval County, NM Uranium mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Sandoval County, NM.

MS Book and Mineral Company New Mexico Geology and Mining History Catalog I - Federal Publications: Home Page: W. H. / BOTANICAL PROSPECTING FOR URANIUM ON LA VENTANA MESA, SANDOVAL COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, , pb, pages - , 6 figs., 3 tables, $ 4. La Jara Mesa is located approximately 10 miles northeast of the town of Grants in Cibola County, New Mexico. The Cibola National Forest will prepare an environmental impact statement to assess the development of a uranium exploration and mining operation on the Mount Taylor Ranger District. found in any of these localities, except possibly at La Ventana Mesa in Sandoval County. Before the only uranium ore produced in New Mexico came from the Grants district and the Carrizo Mountains. The first ship­ ment from the Grants district was made in the fall of Since 56 2Cited by: 5. B / Rynearson, G. A., / STRATEGIC MINERALS INVESTIGATIONS, Geology of the Grey Eagle and some nearby Chromite deposits in Glenn County, California; Chromite Deposits near San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, California; Beryllium and Tungsten deposits of the Iron Mountain District, Sierra and Socorro Counties, New Mexico.