Interim report on exploration of the Jo Dandy area, Montrose County, Colorado
The Jo Dandy area is on the southwest side of Paradox Valley and about 10 miles southeast of Bedrock, Montrose County, Colo. Total recorded production from the area is about 48,400 short tons having an average grade of about 0.4 percent U3O8 and 1.8 percent V2O5. Rocks exposed in the area consist of sedimentary beds of Paleozoic and Mesozoic age. These beds are intensively fractured and faulted along the south rim of Paradox Valley. The faults displace many of the ore deposits. Nearly all of the productive deposits in the area are in the uppermost sandstone lens of the Salt Wash member of the ...
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