The Highland Queenminemine is a silver and gold mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,402 feet.
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Elevation: 7,402 Feet (2,256 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 37.94, -114.55194
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Highland Queenminemine MRDS details
Primary: Highland Queenminemine
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 1451
District: Highland District District
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Walker And Bernard
Years: 1939 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: East Tilted Block, Overridden By Thrust Plates
Description: Slickensides, Faults ?
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 1451 CONTAINS 20% FE, 20% CA, 1000 PPM MN, 10 PPM AG, 500 PPM AS, 200 PPM BA, 200 PPM CU, 1000 PPM PB, 200 PPM SB, 300 PPM SR, 100 PPM W, 2000 PPM ZN.
Comment (Deposit): DISSEMINATED PYRITE CRYSTALS FRESH AND OXIDIZED, COAT FRACTURE SURFACES AND ARE DISTRIBUTED THROUGHOUT THE CARBONATE. ABUNDANCE OF SLICKENSIDES ON DUMP ROCK SUGGESTS WORKINGS EXPLORED FAULT ZONE CEMENTED WITH QUARTZ(?).
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): NO ACTIVITY AT TIME OF EXAMINATION IN 1983.
Comment (Geology): ORE IN SILICEOUS REPLACEMENT VEINS
Comment (Workings): MAP SHOWS 3 ADITS. CAVED SINGLE ADIT (LOWERMOST ONE), STORAGE/CORE SHACK, REMAINS OF RAIL SYSTEM, WATER FLOWING FROM ADIT. ADIT ENTERS IN ALLUVIUM-NO STRUCTURE APPARENT.
Reference (Deposit): TSCHANTZ, C.M., AND PAMPEYAN, EH, 1970, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LINCOLN CO., NEV. BUR MINES BULL 73
Reference (Deposit): MINING WORLD, 1940, V. 2, NO. 2, P. 31
Reference (Deposit): SMITH, P. AND BENTZ, J., FIELD EXAMINATION REPORT, SEPT 20, 1983.
Reference (Production): MINING WORLD, 1940; V. 2, NO. 2, P. 31
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.