The Lincoln Hill Dumortierite is a mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,499 feet.
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Elevation: 6,499 Feet (1,981 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.46667, -118.15583
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Lincoln Hill Dumortierite MRDS details
Primary: Lincoln Hill Dumortierite
District: Rochester District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Location): SE 1/4 SEC. 16, ON S SIDE OF CONGRESS CANYON IN SADDLE
Comment (Development): NO APPARENT ACTIVITY IN 1984
Comment (Deposit): THE DUMORTIERITE IS PREVAILINGLY PINK AND LAVENDER THE AREA IS UNDERLAIN BY FELSITIC TRACHYTE. BRECCIAS
Comment (Geology): VEIN IS 1-2 INCHES WIDE
Comment (Deposit): THE DUMORTIERITE IS PREVAILINGLY PINK AND LAVENDER. THE DUMORTIERITE-BEARING AREA IS UNDERLAIN LARGELY BY FELSITIC TRACHYTE BRECCIAS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT; 3 FIELD OBSERV
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 89
Reference (Deposit): KNOPF, A., 1924, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE ROCHESTER DISTRICT, NEVADA: USGS BULL. 762
Reference (Deposit): BONHAM, H. L., JR., 1984, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION
Reference (Deposit): NBMG STAFF, 1985, NBMG OFR 85-3
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.