Results of diamond drilling at the Silver Cliff mine, Lusk, Wyoming,
The Silver Cliff Mine is located in Sec. 7, T. 32 N., R. 63 W., one-half mile west of the town of Lusk, Niobrara County, Wyoming. The mine, a silver and copper producer from 1880-1886, was first worked for uranium by E. D. Lorimer from 1919 to 1922. Subsequent uranium mining was done by the Wyoming Uranium Corporation in 1951 and 1952; and Edmund Key Interests and Joel L. Starnes, each working separate leases; during the winter of 1952 and 1953. The rocks at the mine are a pre-Cambrian schist capped by 100 feet of Cambrian quartzite. All of the uranium production at the mine has come from this ...
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