Success Mine

The Success Mine is a lead mine located in White Pine county, Nevada.

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: Success Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 39.26583, -114.68889

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Success Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Success Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Duck Creek


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Silver


Comments

Comment (Location): EST

Comment (Production): SORTED ORE WAS SAID TO AVERAGE 65 % LEAD, 40 OUNCES SILVER, AND 0.5 OUNCE GOLD PER TON, ($10 AU/TON). NO PRODUCTION FIGURES AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUAL MINE. THOSE GIVEN FOR DISTRICT

Comment (Workings): THE ORE BODY IS DEVELOPED BY AN INCLINE THAT DIPS EAST AND IS 325 FT LONG, WITH LEVELS AT 110 AND 200 FT AND SOME SUBLEVEL WORK.

Comment (Geology): ORE OCCURS AS BEDDED REPLACEMENT OF LIMESTONE ABOVE THIN SHALY ARGILLACEOUS BEDS


References

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

Reference (Deposit): HOSE, BLAKE, & SMITH 1976, GEOLOGY & MINERAL RESOURCES OF WHITE PINE CO, NEV, NEV BUREAU OF MINES & GEO BULL. 85

Reference (Production): HILL, 1916


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.