The Bottomley Properties is a antimony mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,780 feet.
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Elevation: 4,780 Feet (1,457 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.50694, -118.44083
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Bottomley Properties MRDS details
Primary: Bottomley Properties
Secondary: Poker Brown
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 2837
District: Arabia District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Bottomley, E. J.
Years: 1953 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Form: BLEBS, PADS
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 2837 HAD MANGANESE, QUARTZ, AND POSSIBLE SULFIDES WITH COATINGS OF YELLOW OXIDES.
Comment (Geology): GRAY TO BROWN SHALE AND INTERBEDDED BROWN, FINE-GRAINED SANDSTONE CUT BY A SERIES OF PARALLEL QUARTZ VEINS AND VEINLETS.
Comment (Deposit): BOTTOMLEY PROSPECTS ARE ON THE TOPS OF TWO KNOLLS AT THE NORTH END OF TRINITY RANGE. THE MINE IS DEVELOPED BY SEVERAL SHALLOW TRENCHES ALONG STIBNITE-BEARING QUARTZ VEINS. STIBNITE OCCURS AS BLEBS, SMALL PODS, AND SINGLE CRYSTALS M QUARTZ AND IN THE SHALE AND SANDSTONE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 3 FIELD OBSERV
Comment (Location): UTM TAKEN AT SOUTHERN OF SEVERAL PROSPECTS, AT SAMPLE SITE. ACCESSIBLE BY FAIR DIRT ROAD 2 MILES SOUTH OF POKER BR-OWN.
Comment (Deposit): GRAY TO BROWN SHALE AND INTERBEDDED BROWN FINEGRAINED SANDSTONE CUT BY A SERIES OF PARALLEL QUARTZ VEINS AND VEINLETS. STIBNITE OCCURS AS BLEBS, SMALL PODS, AND SINGLE CRYSTALS IN QUARTZ AND IN THE SHALE AND SANDSTONE.
Comment (Workings): SEVERAL SHALLOW TRENCHES
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVAD: NBMG BULL. 89
Reference (Deposit): LAWRENCE, E.F., 1963, ANTIMONY DEPOSITS OF NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 61 P. 156-157
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 1984, FIELD EXAMINATION ON 9/13/84.
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.