The Rosebud is a tin, mercury, tungsten, gold, and manganese mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,800 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 4,800 Feet (1,463 Meters)
Commodity: Tin, Mercury, Tungsten, Gold, Manganese
Lat, Long: 40.8275, -118.71000
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Rosebud MRDS details
District: Rosebud District
Owner Name: Monkota Trust Syndicate, O. Wadell, And M. R. Jensen
Years: 1943 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED TOWNSHIP
Comment (Deposit): ; MODEL NAME COULD ALSO BE: PLACER AU-PGE.
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: BEDROCK: RHYOLITE - SILICIFIED, KAOLINIZED, AND SERICITIZED
Reference (Deposit): HOLMES, 1965, MERCURY IN NEVADA: IN USBM IC 8252
Reference (Deposit): BAILEY AND PHOENIX, 1944, QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS IN NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 41
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M. G., GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. (IN PRESS)
Reference (Deposit): VANDERBURG, W. D., 1936, RECONNAISSANCE OF MINING DISTRICTS IN PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA: USBM IC 6902.
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.