West Side Mines Co Mine

The West Side Mines Co Mine is a arsenic, iron, vanadium, lead, silver, gold, and zinc mine located in Churchill county, Nevada.

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: West Side Mines Co Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Churchill

Elevation:

Commodity: Arsenic, Iron, Vanadium, Lead, Silver, Gold, Zinc

Lat, Long: 39.33, -118.12833

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West Side Mines Co Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: West Side Mines Co Mine


Commodity

Primary: Arsenic
Primary: Iron
Primary: Vanadium
Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Primary: Zinc


Location

State: Nevada
County: Churchill
District: Chalk Mountain


Land Status

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.


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

Model Name: Polymetallic replacement


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Wulfenite
Ore: Anglesite
Ore: Copper
Ore: Cerargyrite
Ore: Plumbojarosite


Comments

Comment (Geology): OXIDIZED DEPOSITS CONSISTING OF POROUS IRON-STAINED MATERIAL OCCURING AS VEINS AND REPLACEMENT DEPOSITS


References

Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER, F O, UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON THE CARSON SINK AREA, NEVADA, 1947: NBMG FILES

Reference (Deposit): WILLDEN, RONALD, AND SPEED, R C, 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CHURCHILL COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL 83.


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.