The Three Kids Deposit is a manganese mine located in Clark county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 36.09139, -114.91194
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Three Kids Deposit MRDS details
Primary: Three Kids Deposit
Secondary: Manganese Inc. Mine
District: Las Vegas
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: M
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Dimension stone - sandstone
Description: Open Syncline Striking Ne Cut By Nw Trending Lowney Fault. A Graben East Of The Fault Is A Downfaulted Eastern Limb Of The Syncline. Highest Grade Ore Found In A Fault Block Separated From The East Edge Of The Graben.
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Production): FROM 1917 - 1961 MORE THAN 2,225,000 TONS OF ORE MINED AND TREATED, WITH 15 - 40 % MN.
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF 35 DIAMOND DRILL HOLES, TO 6,672 FT., AND A PROSPECT SHAFT 65 FEET DEEP, 3 OPEN PITS.
Comment (Geology): THE MN ORE IS A MIXTURE OF MN OXIDES ( WAD) FILLING PORES AND REPLACING THE SILT, UP TO 80 FT. THICK.
Reference (Deposit): LONGWELL, C. R., PAMPEYAN, E. H., BOWYER, B., ROBERTS, R. J., 1965 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK COUNTY NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 62 , P. 199 .
Reference (Deposit): TRENGOVE, R. R., 1959 , RECONNAISSANCE OF NEVADA MN DEPOSITS, U.S. BUREAU OF MINES REPORT OF INVESTIGATIONS 5446 , P. 8 - 9 .
Reference (Production): LONGWELL, C. R., ETAL, 1965 , P. 199 .
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.