The Unnamed Placer Deposit is a gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,780 feet.
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Elevation: 4,780 Feet (1,457 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.45833, -117.60222
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Unnamed Placer Deposit MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Placer Deposit
District: Goldbanks 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: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Placer Au-PGE
Comment (Deposit): GRAVELS AT THE FOOT OF THE HILLS, WHERE GOLD MERGER MINES ARE LOCATED, IN WHICH GOLD LODES ARE SITUATED, WAS PROBABLY THE SOURCE FOR THE SMALL AMOUNT OF PLACER GOLD RECOVERED FROM THE AREA IN 1949. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 89
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1973, PLACER GOLD DEPOSITS OF NEVADA; USGS BULL. 1356
Reference (Deposit): DREYER, R.M., 1940, GOLDBANKS MINING DISTRICT, PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 33
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.