Hamilton Beryl Mine

The Hamilton Beryl Mine is a beryllium mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,000 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Hamilton Beryl Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)

Commodity: Beryllium

Lat, Long: 40.30806, -118.23500

Map: View on Google Maps

Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Hamilton Beryl Mine

Hamilton Beryl Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hamilton Beryl Mine
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 2559


Commodity

Primary: Beryllium
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Lead
Tertiary: Tin
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Rochester District


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLE 2559, DUMP GRAB OF PRIDA LIMESTONE, SHALE, JASPEROID WITH CU OXIDES AND TETRAHEDRITE CONTAINS 0.5 % FE, 0.1- % MG, 3 % CA, 0.005 % TI, 300 PPM MN, 200 PPM AG, 200 PPM B, -1.5 PPM BE, 10 PPM BI, 200 PPM CD, 10 PPM CR, 1500 PPM CU, 100- PPM MO, 10 PPM NI, 5000 PPM PB, 150 PPM SB, +1000 PPM SN, 10 -PPM V, 1500 PPM ZN.


Materials

Ore: Beryl
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEINS AND JASPEROID DEVELOPED IN PRIDA LIMESTONE AND CARBONACEOUS SHALY LIMESTONE. ONE VEIN APPROXIMATELY P-ARALLEL TO BEDDING UP TO 0.5 M WIDE. MAIN STRUCTURE UP TO 1 M -WIDE STRIKES N10E, DIP 80E, OCCURS ALONG MARGIN OF JASPEROID.

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL ADITS, DRILL ROADS, CUTS

Comment (Location): PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = UNIONVILLE (1954) 1:625000

Comment (Development): NO ACTIVITY IN 1984, BUT DRILL ROADS ON PROPERTY.


References

Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 89

Reference (Deposit): BONHAM, H. F., JR., 25 SEP 84, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.

Reference (Deposit): NBMG STAFF, 1985, NBMG OFR 85-3.


Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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.