Carbonate Group

The Carbonate Group is a copper mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 8,501 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: Carbonate Group  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation: 8,501 Feet (2,591 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 39.92556, -115.54778

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Carbonate Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Carbonate Group


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Bald Mtn (Joy Or Ruby Mtn)


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

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Munter, August And Mayer, Jacob


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Copper


Comments

Comment (Workings): SHAFT IS CAVED AT THE MOUTH

Comment (Geology): COPPER CARBONATES FORM 8 TO 12 INCHES ON EITHER SIDE OF VERTICAL FISSURE. DUMP MATERIAL IS MIXTURE OF LIMONITE & CU CARBONATE


References

Reference (Deposit): HILL, JAMES M 1916 NOTES ON SOME MINING DISTRICT IN EASTERN NEVADA, U.S. GEO BULL 648


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.