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Monarch Mine

The Monarch Mine is a silver, lead, and copper mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 8,399 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: Monarch Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 8,399 Feet (2,560 Meters)

Commodity: Silver, Lead, Copper

Lat, Long: 38.0525, -114.59583

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Monarch Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Monarch Mine
Secondary: Atlas


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Bristol-Jackrabbit 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: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Thrust Plate, May Day Fault, Iron Mine Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Jarosite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Tenorite


Comments

Comment (Location): AT TOP OF BURNT CANYON

Comment (Workings): ADIT SHOWN ON TOPO MAP

Comment (Geology): FLAT QUARTZ VEIN FOLLOWS BEDDING IN GRAY DOLOMITE, PINCHES & SWELLS FROM SEVERAL INCHES TO 3 FEET.


References

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.

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


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.