The Crown Point Extension Claim is a copper mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,679 feet.
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Elevation: 5,679 Feet (1,731 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.61778, -117.03333
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Crown Point Extension Claim MRDS details
Primary: Crown Point Extension Claim
District: Battle Mountain 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
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Basin And Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Porphyry Cu-Mo
Description: Dewitt Thrust Fault
Description: Ne-Trending Faults; Pebble Dikes
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Yes
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Comment (Location): 2000 FT. NE OF THE CONTENTION MINE
Comment (Production): IT IS REPORTED THAT SMALL COPPER BODIES WERE MINED FROM SURFACE PITS.
Comment (Deposit): ZONE OF SECONDARY COPPER ENRICHMENT
Comment (Workings): PITS, ADIT
Comment (Deposit): WORKINGS CONSIST OF CAVED PTIS AND A 105-FT. ADIT ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): ROBERTS, R.J. AND ARNOLD, D.C., 1965; ORE DEPOSITS OF THE ANTLER PEAK QUADRANGLE, HUMBOLDT AND LANDER COUNTIES, NEVADA: U.S.G.S. PROF PAPER 459-B
Reference (Deposit): STEWART, J.H., MCKEE, E.H. AND STAGER, H.K., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER COUNTY, NEVADA NEV. BUR MINES BULL. 88
Reference (Production): ROBERTS, R.J., AND ARNOLD, D.C. 1965
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.