The Unnamed Property is a silver and gold mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,518 feet.
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Elevation: 4,518 Feet (1,377 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 39.95806, -118.85889
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Unnamed Property MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Property
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification, Sericitization
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: 7 PPM AG 0.32 PPM AU FROM DUMP
Comment (Workings): THIS PROPERTY IS DEVELOPED BY A VERTICAL SHAFT IN A RHYOLITE PLUG THAT INTRUDES METAVOLCANIC ROCKS. THE SHAFT AND UNDERGROUND WORKINGS PROBABLY EXCEED 200 FEET IN TOTAL EXTENT. THE RHYOLITE IS ALTERED, WITH THE FELDSPARS AND MUCH OF THE GROUND MOSS CONVERTED TO CLAY MINERAL AND SERICITE IRREGULAR FRACTURES EXTEND THROUGH THE ROCK WITH COMMON IF ON STAINING AND SOME SILICIFICATION OF THE RHYOLITE ADJACENT TO THE FRACTURES AND WITH QUARTZ SEAMS IN SOME OF THE FRACTURES.
Reference (Deposit): WILLDEN, RONALD, AND SPEED, R.C., 1974, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CHURCHILL COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 83
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.