Reconnaissance investigation of the Nakai Chee Begay claim Red Wash District, Arizona
The reconnaissance investigation of the Begay Claim was made by Comstock and Melanoon on the afternoon of December 6, 1950. This claim lies in the unsurveyed township 28 north range 21 west, 4 miles north of Red Rock Trading Post in the Navajo Reservation. The claim, which is operated by the owner, has to date been mined by simple hand mining methods. The mine has been in operation since May 1950, and the production since that time has been nearly 174 tones of ore averaging .33% U3O8 and 1.9% V2O5. Ore shipments were made to Vanadium Corporation of America mill at Durango, Colorado.