The Big Casino Mine is a lead, copper, and gold mine located in Clark county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Lead, Copper, Gold
Lat, Long: 35.46472, -114.85889
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Big Casino Mine MRDS details
Primary: Big Casino Mine
Secondary: Monte Carlo Mine
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic veins
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Paleocene
Analytical Data: CONCENTRATES CONTAINED 4.2 OZ/TON AU, 12.1 OZ/TON AG, 17.9 % PB 5.5 % CU, 19.4 % ZN
Comment (Geology): VEINS CONTAIN QUARTZ STRINGERS WITH COMB STRUCTURE, NUMEROUS VUGS WITH SCATTERED GRAINS OF THE ORE MINERALS
Comment (Production): TOTAL PRODUCTION OF MORE THAN $100,000 FROM 1913 TO 1941 .
Comment (Workings): UNDERGROUND WORKINGS INACCESSIBLE. ONE MAIN SHAFT INCLINED 60 DEG. S 40 DEG. W.
Reference (Deposit): CALLAGHAN E., 1939 , GEOLOGY OF THE SEARCHLIGHT DISTRICT, CLARK CO., NEV. USGS BULL. 906-D P. 185
Reference (Deposit): LONGWELL, C. R., PAMPEYAN, E. H., BOWYER, B., ROBERTS, R. J., 1965 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK CO. NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 62 P. 201 .
Reference (Production): LONGWELL ETAL 1965
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.