The Gamble Prospect is a tungsten mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,000 feet.
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Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.545, -118.22639
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Gamble Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Gamble Prospect
District: Imlay District; Humboldt District; Eldorado District
Land ownership: Private
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.
Owner Name: Gamble, Mrs Robert R.
Home Office: Monterey, Ca.
Years: 1957 -
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
Description: Reg.Struct: Small Dike
Description: Quartz Veins Occur Within Diabase Dike
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitization, Silicification Of Dikerock.
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Production): ABOUT 8 UNITS W03 PRODUCED FROM A SMALL TONNAGE ORE
Comment (Deposit): SEVERAL THIN QUARTZ VEINS IN A DIABASE DIKE INTRUDING A FINELY CRYSTALLINE LIMESTONE BED. SMALL PODS AND CRYSTALS -OF STIBNITE AND ANTIMONY OXIDES OCCUR IN THE QUARTZ VEINS AND -LOCALLY SOME SCHEELITE IS FOUND
Comment (Workings): SMALL OPEN CUT
Comment (Location): N. SIDE OF ANTELOPE CANYON. UTM IS TO ONE OF THE WORKINGS . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Geology): GEOL.COM: ORE OCCURS WITHIN QUARTZ VEINS WHICH RANGE FROM 2-12 AND 12-24 INCHES WIDE, UP TO 100 FEET LONG
Reference (Deposit): LAWRENCE, E.F., 1963, ANTIMONY DEPOSITS OF NEVADA, NEV. BUR. OF MINES, BULL. 61
Reference (Deposit): STAGER, H. K., IN PREPARATION (1985), NBMG BULL ON TUNGSTEN IN NEVADA.
Reference (Production): STAGER, H. K. (IN PREPARATION)
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.