Peyton Mine

The Peyton Mine is a gold and lead mine located in Clark county, Nevada.

About the MRDS Data:

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: Peyton Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Clark

Elevation:

Commodity: Gold, Lead

Lat, Long: 35.5075, -115.12833

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Peyton Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Peyton Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Nevada
County: Clark
District: Crescent


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

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Late Tert And Normal Faults.


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Production): NO REPORTED PRODUCTION BUT MINE WAS ONCE EQUIPPED WITH A MILL AND WAS PROBABLY THE SOURCE OF A SMALL PRODUCTION.

Comment (Geology): ORE IN QUARTZ VEIN UP TO 1 FOOT WIDE STRIKING N AND DIPPING 45 W UNDERLYING A DIKE OF FINE GRAINED MONZONITE PORPHYRY.


References

Reference (Deposit): HEWETT, 1956 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF IVANPAH QUAD, CALIF. & NEVADA USGS PROF. PAPER 275 , P. 147 - 148 .

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 .


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.