The Easter Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Silver, Lead
Lat, Long: 38.37944, -114.36694
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Easter Mine MRDS details
Primary: Easter Mine
District: Atlanta District; Silver Park District; Silver Springs District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: 5-23% PB, 5 OZ AG/TON
Comment (Geology): THREE NEARLY VERTICLE VEINS, 2 ARE 6 INCHES TO 1 FOOT WIDE, ONE IS UP TO 5 INCHES WIDE AND CAN BE TRACED FOR 400 FEET. THE 3RD VEIN CONTAINS THE MAIN ORE MINERAL, THE FIRST TWO CONTAINING ONLY PYRITE
Comment (Location): 7 MILES SW OF ATLANTA ON WEST FLANK OF WILSON CREEK RANGE. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
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.