The Blue Nose Mine is a antimony and silver mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 8,071 feet.
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Elevation: 8,071 Feet (2,460 Meters)
Commodity: Antimony, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.43333, -116.84722
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Blue Nose Mine MRDS details
Primary: Blue Nose Mine
District: Lewis District
Land ownership: Private
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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: Simple Sb (veins, pods, etc)
Description: Roberts Mtns. Thrust At Depth
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Argillic, Sericitic, Of Dikes At Mine
Name: Mafic Intrusive Rock
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician
Name: Mafic Intrusive Rock
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: 9 TO 130 OZ AG.
Analytical Data: DUMP SAMPLES-. 8 TO 1% O TO .04 OZ GU
Comment (Location): ON RIDGE BETWEEN LEWIS & KRUM CANYONS: 1/2 MI. N. DEAN MINE
Comment (Production): 6 TONS ORE, AUG. 25% SB, IN 1940
Comment (Deposit): VEIN 12 TO 60 IN WIDE IN SHEAR ZONE
Comment (Workings): DEVELOPED BY A 35-FT SHAFT INCLINED AT 65; AND A 155-FT ADIT WITH 50-FT DRIFT
Comment (Geology): VEIN 12 TO 60 INCHES WIDE INSHEAR ZONE
Comment (Deposit): DEVELOPED BY A 35 FT SHAFT INCLINED AT 65; AND A 155-FT ADIT WITH 50-FT PRIFT. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): LAWRENCE, E.F, 1963, ANTIMONY DEPOSITS OF NEVAD; NEV. BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. BULL. 61
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.