The Aztec and Other Prospects is a copper and silver mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,001 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Commodity: Copper, Silver
Lat, Long: 37.63972, -114.32528
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Aztec and Other Prospects MRDS details
Primary: Aztec and Other Prospects
Secondary: Don Claim
District: Little Mountain District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: 4% CU, AVERAGES 1.5-2% 14 OZ AG PER TON MAXIMUM GRAB SAMPLE: 3% CU .03% BI .15% PB .003% AG .07% ZN
Comment (Deposit): DISTRICT UNORGANIZED ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Geology): ORE IN ANDESITES AT THE DIORITE CONTACT.
Comment (Reserve-Resource): POSSIBILITY OF A LARGE LOW GRADE ORE BODY IS SUFFICIENTLY GREAT TO WARRANT A SMALL SCALE SAMPLING OR GEOCHEMICAL PROSPECTING PROGRAM
Comment (Workings): 60 FT. SHAFT ON DON CLAIM, 30 FT ON AZTEC, AND 30 FT. INCLINE
Comment (Location): UTM'S APPROXIMATED, PROSPECTS SCATTERED ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Reference (Reserve-Resource): TSCHANTZ & PAMPEYAN, 1970
Reference (Deposit): TSCHANTZ CM & PAMPEYAN EH, 1970, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LINCOLN CO, NEV BUR MINES BULL 73
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.