The June Bug Mine is a lead and zinc mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 3,199 feet.
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Elevation: 3,199 Feet (975 Meters)
Commodity: Lead, Zinc
Lat, Long: 36.365, -115.17194
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June Bug Mine MRDS details
Primary: June Bug Mine
District: Gass Peak
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian
Comment (Production): PRODUCTION CAME FROM 1000 TONS OF ORE.
Comment (Geology): OXIDIZED ZINC ORE REPLACING DOLOMITIZED LIMESTONE ALONG SHEAR ZONE
Reference (Deposit): HEWETT AND OTHERS, 1936 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE REGION AROUND BOULDER DAM, USGS BULL. 871 , P. 55 .
Reference (Production): LONGWELL, ETAL, 1965
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. 145 , 182 .
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.