The Millionare Mine is a silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,499 feet.
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All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Elevation: 6,499 Feet (1,981 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.4275, -118.14750
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Millionare Mine MRDS details
Primary: Millionare Mine
District: Unionville 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
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1873
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Description: N And Nw Trending Faults
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Location): PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = UNIONVILLE (1954) 1:625000
Comment (Development): NO APPARENT ACTIVITY IN 1984
Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT IS SIMILAR TO THAT OF WHEELER MINE AREA. THE VEIN IS 8 TO 20 INCHES WIDE AND LIES ALMOST HORIZONTAL BETWEEN LIMESTONE STRATA.
Comment (Geology): VEIN IS 8 TO 20 INCHES WIDE AND LIES ALMOST HORIZONTAL BETWEEN LIMESTONE STRATA
Comment (Deposit): DISCOVERED IN 1873. DEPOSIT SIMILAR TO THAT OF WHEELER MINE AREA. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT; 3 FIELD OBSERV
Reference (Deposit): WHITEHILL, 1875, BIENNIAL REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST OF STATE OF NEVADA FOR YEARS 1873 & 1874; CARSON CITY NEV., STATE PRINTER
Reference (Deposit): MAJOR RESOURCES LTD, 1977, UNPUB. REPORT
Reference (Deposit): BONHAM, H. F., JR., 1984, FIELD EXAMINATION OF UNIONVILLE DISTRICT.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG STAFF, 1985, NBMG OFR 85-3.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA; NBMG BULL. 89
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.