The Agamemnon Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 40.43083, -118.14694
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Agamemnon Mine MRDS details
Primary: Agamemnon Mine
District: Unionville 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
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
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: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Analytical Data: $100 PER TON AG
Analytical Data: ORE ASSAYS $10 TO $150 PER TON AU
Comment (Location): SECTION QUESTIONABLE. EXACT LOCATION UNCERTAIN
Comment (Development): NO APPARENT ACTIVITY IN 1984
Comment (Deposit): LEDGE IS 7 FT WIDE, CROPPINGS CAN BE TRACED FOR SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET ON THE SURFACE
Comment (Workings): A TUNNEL RUNS INTO LEDGE FOR 200 FT
Comment (Deposit): LOCATION ON SAME HILL AS THE ARIZONA MINE. IT CROSSES THE MOUNTAIN EAST OF THE ARIZONA WORKS. LEDGE IS SEVEN FEET WIDE, CROPPINGS CAN BE TRACED FOR SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET ON THE SURFACE. A TUNNEL RUNS INTO LEDGE 200 FEET. MASS OF ORE IN MINE AVERAGING $20 TO $25 PER TON. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): BONHAM, H. F., JR., SEP 1984, FIELD EXAMINATION OF DISTRICT.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG STAFF, 1985, NBMG OFR 85-3.
Reference (Deposit): WHITEHILL, 1873, BIENNIAL REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST OF NEVADA FOR YEARS 1871-1872; CARSON CITY, NEV., PRINTER
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.