The Siegel Mine is a manganese and silver mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,999 feet.
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Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Manganese, Silver
Lat, Long: 39.72889, -114.60806
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Siegel Mine MRDS details
Primary: Siegel Mine
County: White Pine
District: Aurum (Siegel, Queen Springs Subdistrict)
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Lazarus, Sam
Home Office: St Louis, Mo.
Years: 1919 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1882
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic replacement
Description: Numerous Faults
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Analytical Data: 23-45% MN.
Analytical Data: TR-0.5 OZ/T AU
Analytical Data: 1-2.5% ZN
Analytical Data: 0.5-4.0% PB
Analytical Data: AG CARRIED AS A CHLORIDE. ORES RANGED FROM 70-270 OZ/T AG
Comment (Location): ABOUT 1 MILE SOUTH OF SIEGAL CANYON ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1982)
Comment (Production): SILVER ORE FROM 1902-1908 SHOWS A PRODUCTION OF 1,200 TONS THAT AVERAGED 37.4 PER CENT OF MANGANESE. ORE CARRIED 40-60 OZ AG PER TON, AND 3% PB.
Comment (Development): ORE DUMP MATERIAL WAS BEING SHIPPED IN 1913. SIEGEL TOGETHER WITH LUCKY MINE PRODUCED MORE SILVER THAN ANY OTHER AURUM PROPERTIES UNTIL AT LEAST 1916. 10 MEN EMPLOYED IN 1935.
Comment (Workings): THE UPPER WORKINGS CONSIST OF A CROSSCUT TUNNEL WHICH TRENDS S10E FOR 100 FT TO A FAULT THAT STRIKES S61E AND DIPS 65N ALONG WHICH DRIFTS EXTEND AT LEAST 350 FT EAST AND 100 FT WEST UNDERGROUND WORKINGS NEARLY 7,000 FT IN LENGTH
Comment (Geology): ORE IN IRREGULAR PIPELIKE BODIES OCCURRING ALONG BEDDING PLANES.
Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: EARLY 1880'S
Reference (Deposit): COUCH, B.F. AND CARPENTER, J.A., 1943, NBMG BULL 38, P. 150.
Reference (Deposit): HILL, JAMES M. 1916, NOTES ON SOME MINING DISTRICTS IN EASTERN NEVADA, U.S. GEO BULL. 648
Reference (Deposit): RANSOME AND BURCHARD, 1919, CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC GEO. PART 1 METALS & NONMETALS EXCEPT FUELS USGS BULL 710
Reference (Deposit): HOSE, R.K., BLAKE, M.C. JR.,AND SMITH, R.M., 1976, NBMG BULL 85, P.43.
Reference (Deposit): PARDEE, J.T. AND JONES, E.L. JR., 1920, USGS BULL 71O-F, P. 212-216.
Reference (Deposit): SCHMITT, HARRISON, 1954, NBMG DISTRICT FILE 322, ITEM 4; UNPUB. MATERIAL.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG DISTRICT FILE 322 PRESS CLIPPINGS, 1935 MINING RECORD CLIPPING.
Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1983, MILS DATA.
Reference (Production): HILL 1916
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.