Eagle Mine

The Eagle Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,152 feet.

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: Eagle Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lander

Elevation: 6,152 Feet (1,875 Meters)

Commodity: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 40.58028, -117.11639

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Eagle Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Eagle Mine
Secondary: Blue Eagle
Secondary: Black Eagle
Secondary: Gray Eagle


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lander
District: Battle Mountain District


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

Owner Name: E. Hider
Years: 1954 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1937
Discovery Year: 1930
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Basin And Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABLULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Dewitt Thrust Fault

Type: L
Description: Ne-Trending Faults; Nw-Trending Offset Faults


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): ON N FORK OF COW CANYON , 1/2 MILE N OF TRINITY MINE

Comment (Production): 13 TONS ORE PRODUCED IN 1937, THAT RAN 0.03 OZ/TON AU; 4.7 OZ/TON AG AND 4.43% PB AND 2 TONS ORE IN 1942 THAT RAN 0.50 OZ/TON AU AND 26 OZ/TON AG AND 13% PB.

Comment (Workings): 5 SHORT ADITS, SMALL PITS AND STOPES

Comment (Deposit): PROPERTY CONSISTS OF THE GRAY EAGLE, BLACK EAGLE AND BLUE EAGLE CLAIMS, LOCATED BY G. WEBER IN 1930, RELOCATED BY E. HIDER IN 1954. THEY LIE ALONG THE TRACE OF THE TRINITY FAULT ZONE. WORKINGS CONSIST OF 5 SHORT ADITS, SMALL PITS AND STOPES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): STEWART, J.H., MCKEE, E.H. AND STAGER, H.K., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER COUNTY, NEVADA: NEV. BUREAU OF MINES, BULL. 88.

Reference (Production): ROBERTS, R.J., AND ARNOLD, D.C., 1965.

Reference (Deposit): ROBERTS, R.J., AND ARNOLD, D.C., 1965, ORE DEPOSITS OF THE ANTLER PEAK QUADRANGLE, HUMBOLDT AND LANDER COUNTIES, NEVADA: USGS PROF. PAPER-459-B.


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.