The Old Dad and Uranium No. 1 Claims is a thorium and uranium mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,236 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.
Elevation: 5,236 Feet (1,596 Meters)
Commodity: Thorium, Uranium
Lat, Long: 36.32444, -114.19000
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Old Dad and Uranium No. 1 Claims MRDS details
Primary: Old Dad and Uranium No. 1 Claims
District: Gold Butte
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Location): AREA UNSURVEYED
Comment (Geology): RADIOACTIVE MAGNETITE ASSOCIATED WITH MONAZITE IN PEGMATITE. THORIUM AND URANIUM TRACES FOUND IN DIAMOND DRILL CORE.
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. 184
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.