The Unnamed Antimony Prospect is a antimony and mercury mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,440 feet.
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Elevation: 5,440 Feet (1,658 Meters)
Commodity: Antimony, Mercury
Lat, Long: 40.23056, -118.24694
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Unnamed Antimony Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Antimony Prospect
Secondary: Unnamed Location Sprr
District: Black Knob District
Land ownership: Private
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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
Model Name: Hot-spring Hg
Description: Nw Trending Fault
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Location): NW 1/4 SEC. 11
Comment (Deposit): GOSSAN AND CALCITE VEINS ALONG FAULT IN CONGLOMERATIC LIMESTONE
Comment (Geology): THE CONGLOMERATIC LIMESTONE IS PART OF THE DUN GLEN. FORMATION GOSSAN AND CALCITE VEINS ALONG FAULT IN CONGLOMERATIC LIMTONE.
Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT SHOWS LIMITED PROMISE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 89
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY-NORTHERN NEVADA AND NORTHWESTERN UTAH-SUMMARY OF GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1955-1961: VOL. 1, SO PACIFIC CO., SAN FRANCISCO 94105
Reference (Deposit): WALLACE, ET AL, 1969, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE BUFFALO MOUNTAIN QUADRANGLE, PERSHING AND CHURCHILL COUNTIES, NEVADA: USGS MAP GQ - 821.
Reference (Deposit): WALLACE, ET. AL., 1969, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE BUFFALO MTN. QUAD., PERSHING AND CHURCHILL COUNTIES, NEVADA, USGS MAP GQ821.
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.