The Jack Pot Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Churchill county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 39.46778, -118.05917
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Jack Pot Mine MRDS details
Primary: Jack Pot Mine
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: M
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Comment (Workings): THE MINE IS OPENED TO A DEPTH OF 960 FEET AND HAS MORE THAN 6,000 FEET OF DEVELOPMENT WORK. THE VEINS ARE AT OR NEAR THE CONTACT OF RHYOLITE AND INTRUDED DACITE AND ARE COMPOSED MOSTLY OF STAINED, OXIDIZED, ERUSHED MATERIAL. THE ORE HAS A HIGH PSILOMELANE CONTENT, AND THIS MANGANOUS ORE IS DURIFEROUS AND OCCURS ON THE HANGING WALL SIDE OF THE VEIN. THE VEINS ARE GENERALLY NARROW. GOLD AND SILVER OCCUR IN A 1:5 RATIO WITH AN INCREASE OF GOLD AT DEPTH.
Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER, F.C., UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON THE CARSON SINK AREA, NEVADA, 1947: NBMG FILE
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.