Golden Eagle

The Golden Eagle is a lead, silver, and zinc mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,001 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: Golden Eagle  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)

Commodity: Lead, Silver, Zinc

Lat, Long: 37.90444, -114.47500

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Golden Eagle MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Golden Eagle


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Manganese
Secondary: Iron
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: District


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

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Rocks Are Complexly Faulted


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

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Comments

Comment (Production): 63 SHIPMENTS OF ORE REPORTED

Comment (Geology): OXIDIZED ORE RESEMBLES THE ORE IN THE PRINCE & CASELTON MINES OCCURS AT 8 LAYERS IN THE LOWER PART OF HIGHLAND PEAK AND PIOCHE SHALE ROCKS COMPLEXLY FAULTED AND CUT BY GRANITE PORPHYRY DIKE

Comment (Location): UTM'S APPROXIMATED, IN GENERAL VICINITY


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM 1983, MILS DATA

Reference (Production): TSCHANTZ AND OTHERS, 1970

Reference (Deposit): WESTGATE, L.G. AND KNOPF, A., 1932, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PIOCHE DISTRICT, NEVADA. USGS PROF. PAPER 171 P.

Reference (Deposit): HILL, J.M., 1916, NOTES ON SOME MINING DISTRICTS IN EASTERN NEVADA USGS BULL 648 P.

Reference (Deposit): COUCH, B.F., CARPENTER, J.A, 1943, NEVADA'S METAL AND MINERAL PRODUCTION (1859-1940, INCLUSIVE) UNIV. OF NEVADA BULL 38, P. 85-89

Reference (Deposit): TSCHANZ, C.M., AND PAMPEYAN, E.H., 1970, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LINCOLN CO. NEVADA. NEVADA BUR. OF MINES, BULL 73 P.


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.