Noble Mine

The Noble Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.

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Mine Info

Name: Noble Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation:

Commodity: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.70139, -118.56472

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Noble Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Noble Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Antelope District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1904
Discovery Year: 1904
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Nw-Trending Shear Zone


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Slate
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Slate
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THE NOBLE MINE IS LOCATED ALONG THE SAME NORTHWEST-TRENDING SHEAR ZONE AS THE NEVADA SUPERIOR MINE. IT'S A SMALL MINE DEVELOPED BY TWO SHAFTS AND A DRIFT. FIRST MINE DEVELOPED IN THE DISTRICT. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Location): NE 1/4 OF SECTION; 3/4 MI NW OF NEVADA SUPERIOR MINE

Comment (Production): $5000 WORTH OF AG SHIPPED PRIOR TO 1904; 9 TONS OF $890. IN AG AND PB SHIPPED LATER THAN 1904

Comment (Development): FIRST MINE DEVELOPED IN THE DISTRICT

Comment (Workings): 2 SHAFTS, 1 DRIFT

Comment (Geology): 4 FT. INCH WIDE QUARTZ VEIN ALONG SHEAR ZONE IN SLATE AND QUARTZITE.


References

Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING CO., NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 89

Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY-NORTHERN NEVADA AND NORTHWESTERN UTAH, SUMMARY OF GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF 1951961, V.1: SAN FRANCISCO SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., P. 27

Reference (Production): JOHNSON, MG., 1977


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.