The Eagle-Monitor Claims is a silver mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,201 feet.
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Elevation: 6,201 Feet (1,890 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.44083, -116.86944
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Eagle-Monitor Claims MRDS details
Primary: Eagle-Monitor Claims
Secondary: Eagle Mine
District: Lewis District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1867
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
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: Polymetallic veins
Description: Roberts Mtns. Thrust At Dept; Lewis (Whiskey Canyon) Thrust
Description: Laramide Faults
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Propylitization, Sericitization
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician
Comment (Deposit): SILVER WAS DICOVERED IN LEWIS CANYON BY J. GREEN AND E.J. GEORGE IN 1867. IN 1876 SEVERAL STAMP MILLS WERE ERECTED TO TREATORE FROM THE EAGLE AND STARR GROVE MINES, ITS PRODUCTION WAS FAR OUTWEIGHED BY THAT OF THE BETTY O'NEAL MINE, WHICH OPENED IN 1880. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Comment (Location): IN LEWIS CANYON
Comment (Development): SILVER WAS DISCOVERED IN LEWIS CANYON IN 1867.
Comment (Production): $5000 TO $100,000 WORTH, INSILVER, CHIEFLY
Reference (Deposit): STAGER, H.K., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER CO., NEV.; NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL, BULL 88, PART II
Reference (Deposit): PAYNE, A.L., 1967, GEOLOGIC REPORT ON THE BETTY O'NEAL SILVER MINE, LEWIS MINING DISTRICT, LANDER CO., NEVADA; UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON FILE AT NEV. BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL.
Reference (Deposit): VANDERBURG, WO., 1939, RECONNAISSANCE OF MINING DISTRICTS IN LANDER CO., NEV.; USBM INFO CIRCULAR 7043
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.