The Unnamed Silver Prospect is a silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,521 feet.
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Elevation: 4,521 Feet (1,378 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.12167, -118.59028
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Unnamed Silver Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Silver Prospect
District: Gold Butte District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic veins
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Comment (Location): NW 1/4 SEC. 14; NE 1/4 SEC. 15; PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = TOULON (1956) 1:625000
Comment (Deposit): THIN QUARTZ VEINS IN SHALE
Comment (Workings): 20 FT SHAFT IN SEC 15, 30 FT INCLINED SHAFT IN SEC 14.
Comment (Geology): THIN QUARTZ VEINS IN SLATE
Comment (Deposit): 20 FT. SHAFT IN SEC. 15, 30 FT INCLINED SHAFT IN SEC. 14 ; 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 ANNORTHWESTERN UTAH-SUMMARY OF GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1955-1961: VOL., 1, SO. PACIFIC CO., SAN FRANCISCO P. 23
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.