The Manganese Prospects is a manganese mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 37.45972, -114.76583
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Manganese Prospects MRDS details
Primary: Manganese Prospects
District: Delamar (Ferguson)
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Abundant Normal Faults
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Comment (Location): UTM'S APPROXIMATED-IN GENERAL VICINITY OF THE OLD TOWN OF DELAMAR
Comment (Workings): SEVERAL PITS AND TWO 25 FOOT SHAFTS
Comment (Geology): UP TO 5 FEET OF SPONGY MN OXIDES IN LIMESTONE NEAR FAULT CONTACT BETWEEN PROSPECT MOUNTAIN QUARTZITE AND HIGHLAND PEAK FORMATION
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.