Ely Gibraltar Claims

The Ely Gibraltar Claims is a lead mine located in White Pine county, Nevada.

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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.

Mine Info

Name: Ely Gibraltar Claims  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 39.42611, -114.74028

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Ely Gibraltar Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ely Gibraltar Claims


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Secondary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Duck Creek


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

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Ely Gibraltar Mining Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Dike, Numerous Faults


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Copper
Ore: Galena
Ore: Anglesite


Comments

Comment (Location): 3 MILES NORTH OF MCGILL

Comment (Workings): TUNNEL LENGTH 900 FT AS OF OCT 1913

Comment (Geology): GALENA ASSOCIATED WITH WHITE CALCITE CRYSTALS, SURROUNDED BY SOME ANGLESITE AND CERUSSITE; ALONG A CLOSELY SPACED FISSURE SET. A FEW SMALL BODIES OF CU PITCH AND CU CARBONATE ORE ARE ASSOCIATED WITH PB MINERALS AT THE SURFACE. AU FOUND ALONG A MUCH ALTERED INTRUSIVE DIKE IN A 4 TO 6 INCH QUARTZ STREAK


References

Reference (Deposit): HILL, JAMES M 1916 NOTES ON SOME MINING DISTRICTS 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.