The Noble Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Silver, Lead
Lat, Long: 40.70139, -118.56472
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Noble Mine MRDS details
Primary: Noble Mine
District: Antelope District
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1904
Discovery Year: 1904
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Description: Nw-Trending Shear Zone
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
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.
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 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.