Hoodoo Mine

The Hoodoo Mine is a zinc mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 2,881 feet.

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All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Hoodoo Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Clark

Elevation: 2,881 Feet (878 Meters)

Commodity: Zinc

Lat, Long: 35.79194, -115.55028

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Hoodoo Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hoodoo Mine


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Silver
Tertiary: Vanadium


Location

State: Nevada
County: Clark
District: Goodsprings


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Frank Williams ( 1922 )


Production

Year: 1941
Time Period: 1911 - 1941
Year: 1941
Time Period: 1911 - 1941


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic replacement


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Large Scale Overthrusts

Type: L
Description: Dolomite Block Is A Closely Folded Syncline Thrusted Over Bird Spring Fm. Beds Below.


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: V2O5 15 % OF THE CONCENTRATES


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Hydrozincite
Ore: Calamine
Ore: Descloizite


Comments

Comment (Geology): PB & ZN FOUND ALONG SHEAR ZONES, ONE IRON STAINED SHEAR ZONE HAD DESCLOIZITE, MOST PB ENCOUNTERED WAS FREE FROM ZN. DOLOMITE BRECCIA FRAGMENTS VERY NONCOHERENT AND DRIFTS MADE BY PICK ONLY.


References

Reference (Deposit): HEWETT, 1931 , GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOODSPRINGS QUAD., NEV. USGS PROF. PAPER 162 , P. 151 - 152 .

Reference (Deposit): LONGWELL, C. R., PAMPEYAN, E. H., BOWYER, ROBERTS, R. J., 1965 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK CO.: NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 62 , P. 186 .

Reference (Production): HEWETT, 1931


Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

Nevada has a total of 368 distinct gold districts. Of the of those, just 36 are major producers with production and/or reserves of over 1,000,000 ounces, 49 have production and/or reserves of over 100,000 ounces, with the rest having less than 100,000 ounces. Read more at Gold Districts of Nevada.