The Corral Canyon Claims is a gold and silver mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,601 feet.
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Elevation: 6,601 Feet (2,012 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.42722, -116.72889
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Corral Canyon Claims MRDS details
Primary: Corral Canyon Claims
Secondary: Estes Property
Secondary: Mary Hill Group
District: Hilltop District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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
Description: Roberts Mtns Thrust At Depth
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Altered Slate; "Softened"
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian
Analytical Data: $2.50/TON AG IN 1913.
Analytical Data: $2.70/GON AU
Comment (Location): N SIDE CORRAL CREEK; 4 MILES EAST OF HILLTOP SITE.
Comment (Workings): A TUNNEL 258 FT. LONG. THE PROPERTY HAS BEEN DEVELOPED BY SEVERAL INCLINES IN THE PAST.
Comment (Deposit): 7 CLAIMS ON THE NORTH SIDE OF CORRAL CANYON. REPORTEDLY, SOME HIGH-GRADE ORE WAS MINED EARLIER THAN 1913. TUNNEL 288 FT. LONG DRIVEN BY MR. ESTES, ALONG A SHEAR ZONE. ORE ASSAYED AT 2$70/TON IN AU, $2.50/TON AG. THE PROPERTY HAS BEEN DEVELOPED BY SEVERAL INCLINES IN THE PAST. THE REPORTER IN 1913 DID NOT RECOMMEND THE PROPERTY VERY HIGHLY. LOCATION IS ABOUT 4 MILES EAST OF THE OLD HILLTOP SITE, BUT HAS BEEN INCLUDED IN THE HILLTOP DISTRICT AS THE ORIGINAL REPORTER DID. ; INFO.SRC : 2 UNPUB REPT
Reference (Deposit): SIR DEVAN, W. H., 1913, REPORT ON THE ESTES PROPERTY (THE MARY HILL GROUP), CORRAL CANYON-HILLTOP MINING DISTRICT, BATTLE-MOUNTAIN-LANDER CO., NEV.; UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON FILE AT THE NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL
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.