Mineral resources of the Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Fremont County, Wyoming

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  • Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness (Wyo.),
  • Wyoming,
  • Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness.

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  • Mines and mineral resources -- Wyoming -- Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness.,
  • Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness (Wyo.)

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Statementby Warren C. Day ... [et al.].
SeriesMineral resources of wilderness study areas--southern Wyoming ;, ch. D, U.S. Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1757-D, Studies related to wilderness--Bureau of Land Management wilderness study areas
ContributionsDay, Warren C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1757-D, TN24.W8 .B9 no. 1757-D
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 22 p. :
Number of Pages22
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Open LibraryOL2147830M
LC Control Number88600308

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The studies of the Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area indicate a high mineral resource potential for undiscovered lode-gold resources in the greenstone rocks that underlie the western side of the study area; the historic Lewiston gold-mining district Author: Warren C.

Day, Randall H. Hill, Dolores M. Kulik, David C. Scott, W. Dan Hausel. Mineral Resources of the Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Fremont County, Wyoming One of 8 reports in the series: Mineral resources of wilderness study areas--southern Wyoming available on this site.

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The combined investigations of the US Geological Survey, the US Bureau of Mines, and the Geological Survey of Wyoming have identified gold resources in a lode-type gold vein west of the Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area in the adjacent Lewiston mining.

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Hill and D. Kulik and D. Scott and W. Hausel}, year={} }. Mineral resources of the Sweetwater Canyon wilderness study area, Fremont County, Wyoming by R. H Hill, Dolores M. Kulik, David C. Scott, W. Dan Hausel, unknown edition. Mineral resources of the Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Fremont County, Wyoming.

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Book: Mineral resources of the Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Fremont County, WyomingAuthor: Warren C. Day, Randall H. Hill, Dolores M. Kulik, David C. Scott, W. Dan Hausel. SWEETWATER CANYON WILDERNESS STUDY AREA ValuesThe Sweetwater Canyon WSA encompasses 9, acres of BLM-administered land without any split estate or private inholdings.

The WSA lies along the southeastern flank of the Wind River Range in the high plains desert. The 5, acres recommended for wilderness include the core area of the Sweetwater River Canyon, which is. The Sweetwater Canyon WSA encompasses 9, acres of BLM-administered land without any split estate or private inholdings.

The WSA lies along the southeastern flank of the Wind River Range in the high plains desert. The 5, acres recommended for wilderness include the core area of the Sweetwater River Canyon, which is roughly 7 miles long and averages feet deep.

Calcium carbonate of sufficiently high purity to be suitable for cement is present locally Fremont County widely exposed limestone units of the study area. The suitability of the units as cement or refining flux resources is poor because of lateral variation in dolomite, clay, and silica content in the limestone.

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Day and Randall H. Hill and Dolores M. Kulik and David Clement Scott. From abstract: This report includes field investigations to evaluate the mineral resource potential of the Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area that were conducted during the summer of Author: Warren C.

Day, Randall H. Hill, Dolores M. Kulik, David C. Scott, W. Dan Hausel. Mineral resources of the Devils Playground and Twin Buttes Wilderness Study Areas, Sweetwater County, Wyoming / by: Van Loenen, Richard E., et al. Published: () Mineral resources of the Medicine Lodge, Alkali Creek, and Trapper Creek Wilderness study areas, Big Horn County, Wyoming / Published: ().

Mineral resources of the Honeycomb Buttes Wilderness Study Area, Fremont and Sweetwater Counties, Wyoming / by: Patterson, Charles G., Published: () Geology and mineral resources of the Mud Springs Ranch quadrangle, Sweetwater County, Wyoming / by: Roehler, Henry W., Published: ().

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Mineral Resources of the Oregon Buttes Wilderness Study Area, Sweetwater County, Wyoming By Anthony B. Gibbons, Harlan N. Barton, and Dolores M. Kulik U.S. Geological Survey Michael E. Lane U.S. Bureau of Mines. The study area consists of 10, acres in Sweetwater County in southwest Wyoming.

There are no identified resources in the study area. The study area has high resource potential for undiscovered oil and gas and low resource potential for undiscovered oil shale, zeolites, uranium, coal. Mineral resources of wilderness study areas--southern Wyoming by E. Merewether,U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports Section, U.S.

Geological Survey edition, in English. General Information. Title: Mineral resources of the Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Fremont County, Wyoming Author(s): Day, W.C., Hill, R.H., Kulik, D.M. Chapter F: Mineral resources of the Encampment River Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Carbon County, Wyoming Chapter G: Mineral resources of the Buffalo Hump and Sand Dunes Addition Wilderness Study Areas, Sweetwater County, Wyoming.

Sweetwater Canyon Location: Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area, west of Green Mt in central Wyoming Access: Multiple routes lead way is to turn south on the signed Hudson-Atlantic City Rd, which leaves Hwy about 6 miles west of Sweetwater Station, and head southwest for about 20 miles, turning south at the Gillespie Place, driving past an abandoned cabin at Radium Springs.

Mineral resource potential of the Oregon Buttes Wilderness Study Area, Sweetwater County, Wyoming. was tested at two sites 10 mi east of the study area yielded The study area is without hot springs, and no other. MINERAL RESOURCES OF WILDERNESS STUDY AREAS-SOUTHERN WYOMING Mineral Resources of the Encampment River Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Carbon County, Wyoming By Edward A.

du Bray, Viki Bankey, and Randall H. Hill U.S. Geological Survey George S. Ryan U.S. Bureau of Mines ABSTRACT The Encampment River Canyon Wilderness Study Area (WY Gold was discovered in the Lewiston district of the South Pass granite-greenstone belt in along the eastern margin of the complex.

Other discoveries followed including the discovery of high-grade gold mineralization at the Carissa Mine along the western flank of the belt in @article{osti_, title = {Mineral resources of the Adobe Town Wilderness Study Area, Sweetwater County, Wyoming}, author = {Van Loenen, R.E. and Hill, R.H.

and Bankey, V. and Bryant, W.A. and Kness, R.F.}, abstractNote = {The Adobe Town Wilderness Study Area is in Southwest Wyoming about 60 miles southeast of Rock Springs. This study area consists of flat-lying.

Hausel, W.D.,Geologic map of the Anderson Ridge Quadrangle, Fremont County, Wyoming: Geological Survey of Wyoming Open File Report (scale ,).

Hausel, W.D.,Preliminary report on the gold mineralization, petrology, and geochemistry of the South Pass granite-greenstone belt, Wind River Mountains, Wyoming: Wyoming. Mineral Resources of the Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Fremont County, Wyoming (USGS Bulletin D).

by Day, Warren C., Randall H. Hill, Dolores M. Kulik, David C. Scott and W. Dan Hausel. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mineral investigation of the Sweetwater Canyon wilderness study area (WY), Fremont County, Wyoming (MLA) [David C Scott] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Hausel, W.D.,Sweetwater Rocks Wilderness Study Area, Fremont County, Wyoming: Geological Survey of Wyoming [Wyoming State Geological Survey] Mineral Report6 p., 1 pl. Find Similar Products by Category. The following 13 Wilderness Study Areas WSAs are wholly or partially located in Sweetwater County.

These 13 WSAs are summarized under 12 documents because Devils Playground and Twin Buttes WSAs were combined into one WSA unit called Devils Playground Twin Buttes by the BLM recommendation to Congress.

Designated Wilderness & Wilderness Study Areas in Wyoming has been created by: The Wyoming County Commissioners Association Capitol Avenue Hathaway Building, 1st Floor NW Cheyenne, Wyoming () The Wyoming County Commissioners Association (WCCA) is an organization consisting of the.

Mineral Resources of the Adobe Town Wilderness Study Area, Sweetwater County, Wyoming One of 8 reports in the series: Mineral resources of wilderness study areas--southern Wyoming. drawal for the Sweetwater Canyon area.

The study region was Fremont County, Wyoming; the river corridor was generally the adjacent land within the line of sight or 1/4 mile on either side, whichever was least. Data were provided by Federal, State, and local agencies, citizen groups, and individuals. Mineral resources of the Ferris Mountains Wilderness study area, Carbon County, Wyoming: M.W.

Reynolds and J. Neubert,18 p., map scale Mineral resources of the Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness study area, Fremont County. Abstract. A Mineral resource survey was conducted in by the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Bureau of Mines to evaluate mineral resources (known) and mineral resource potential (undiscovered) of the Sleeping Giant Wilderness Study Area (MT) in Lewis and Clark County, Montana.

For the adventurous, a highlight of this middle section is the BLM’s Sweetwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area (WSA). Explore this water by parking on the rim and hiking into the chasm.

The reward: solitude and a chance to tag browns that might make your reel scream like an osprey. Mineral resources of the Sand Dunes Wilderness Study Area, Sweetwater County, Wyoming by E.

Merewether,U.S. GPO, For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports Section, U.S. Geological Survey, Federal Center edition, in English. Fremont County WPLI Site visit to Sweetwater Canyon WSA will be on August 27th, 9am at the intersection of US and BLM Atlantic City-Hudson Road, just over the top of Beaver Rim.

Maps of Sweetwater Canyon provided by BLM, and Trout Unlimited. TU Sweetwater Canyon. BLM Sweetwater Canyon. Oldest gneiss complex (Early Archean) at surface, covers 2 % of this area. Chiefly layered granitic gneiss, locally migmatitic.

Local masses of quartzite, metagraywacke, iron-formation, and other metasedimentary rocks and amphibolite and felsic gneiss thought to be volcanic; metasedimentary rocks in Beartooth Mountains contain detrital zircon dated at more than 3, Ma.

Book: Mineral resources of the Encampment River Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Carbon County, Wyoming. The state’s county commissioners plan to give Congress a Wyoming blueprint on whether more thanacres of roadless federal wilderness study areas should be preserved or reclassified, possibly for development.

Commissioners are focused on making “long-term, locally driven decisions” about Wyoming’s 45 federal wilderness study areas, the director of the state .Mineral resources of the Sand Dunes Wilderness Study Area, Sweetwater County, Wyoming / by E.A.

Merewether and D.M. Kulik, George S. Ryan.Mineral resources of the Raymond Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Lincoln County, Wyoming Bulletin I By: Karen Lund, James P. Evans, Randall H. Hill, Viki Bankey, and Michael Lane.

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