The Unnamed Silver Prospect is a silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,440 feet.
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Elevation: 5,440 Feet (1,658 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.10778, -118.35361
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Unnamed Silver Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Silver Prospect
District: Muttlebury 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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic veins
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Analytical Data: 0.05-0.2 OZ AG
Analytical Data: 0 TO TRACE AU
Comment (Deposit): SEVERAL PITS AND A 30' SHAFT. SHOWS LITTLE PROMISE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Comment (Deposit): APLITE DIKES AND QUARTZ VEINS IN HORNFELS AND MARBLE
Comment (Workings): SEVERAL PITS AND A 30 FT SHAFT
Comment (Location): PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = LOVELOCK (1956) 1:625000
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY-NORTHERN NEVADA AND NORTHWESTERN UTAH, SUMMARY OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, 1955-1961, V. 1: SAN FRANCISCO, SO. PACIFIC CO.
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.