Tramp Mine

The Tramp Mine is a copper mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 3,999 feet.

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: Tramp Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Clark

Elevation: 3,999 Feet (1,219 Meters)

Commodity: Copper

Lat, Long: 36.37944, -114.16750

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Tramp Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Tramp Mine
Secondary: Tramp Miner Property


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Nevada
County: Clark
District: Gold Butte


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: Unknown


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: STRINGERS AND IRREGULAR POCKETS


Structure

Type: R
Description: Gold Butte Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Limonite
Ore: Cuprite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): ORE OCCURS AS STRINGERS AND IRREGULAR POCKETS REPLACING LIMESTONE THROUGH A WIDTH OF 4 TO 5 FEET.

Comment (Production): 2 SHIPMENTS OF ORE REPORTED, 1 SHIPMENT CONTAINED 24 % CU.

Comment (Workings): DEVELOPMENT CONSISTS OF A NUMBER OF INCLINED SHAFTS WITH SHORT LEVELS AT 50 AND 100 FEET.

Comment (Geology): MINERALIZED ZONES NEAR FRACTURE ZONE PARALLEL TO THE BEDDING IN THE LIMESTONE. ORE CHEIFLY LIMONITE, OCCURS AS STRINGERS AND IRREGULAR POCKETS THROUGH WIDTH OF 4 - 5 FEET.


References

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 .

Reference (Deposit): HILL, J. M., 1916 , NOTES ON SOME MINING DISTRICTS IN EASTERN NEVADA, USGS, BULL. 648 , P. 49 .


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.