The Tramp Mine is a copper mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 3,999 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: 3,999 Feet (1,219 Meters)
Lat, Long: 36.37944, -114.16750
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Tramp Mine MRDS details
Primary: Tramp Mine
Secondary: Tramp Miner Property
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: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: STRINGERS AND IRREGULAR POCKETS
Description: Gold Butte Fault
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian
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.
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 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.