Kirby Mine

The Kirby Mine is a zinc mine located in Clark county, Nevada.

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: Kirby Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Clark

Elevation:

Commodity: Zinc

Lat, Long: 35.82361, -115.52528

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Kirby Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Kirby Mine
Secondary: May


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Lead
Tertiary: Mercury
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: Clark
District: Goodsprings District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Cinnabar
Ore: Calamine
Gangue: Alunite
Gangue: Galena
Gangue: Chert
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Plumbojarosite
Gangue: Clay
Gangue: Pyromorphite


Comments

Comment (Location): SW/4 SEC 30


References

Reference (Deposit): BAILEY AND PHOENIX, 1944, QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS IN NEVADA, NBMG BULL. 41

Reference (Deposit): HEWETT, 1931, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS, GOODSPRINGS QUAD, USGS PROF PAPER 162

Reference (Deposit): LINCOLN, F. C., 1923, MINING DISTRICTS AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA: NEVADA NEWSLETTER PUBLISHING CO., RENO


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.