The Govenor Bradley Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,801 feet.
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Elevation: 6,801 Feet (2,073 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 40.41833, -118.14972
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Govenor Bradley Mine MRDS details
Primary: Govenor Bradley Mine
District: Unionville District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1872
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: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Description: Fracture Zone
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Workings): AN INCLINE WAS SUNK 75 FT ON THE VEIN
Comment (Geology): VEIN OCCURS IN FAULT FISSURE OF CONSIDERABLE DISPLACEMENT; 2 TO 5 FT. WIDE
Comment (Deposit): A VEIN OCCURS IN A FAULT FISSURE OF CONSIDERABLE DISPLACEMENT. THE VEIN IS 2 TO 5 FT WIDE. THE DEPOSIT FAILED TO BE WORKABLE AT DEPTH.
Comment (Deposit): DISCOVERED 1872. AN INCLINE WAS SUNK 75 FT ON VEIN. ORE ASSAYED $63 TO $2765 PER TON AG AND $20 TO $180 PER TON GOLD FOUND NEAR THE SURFACE. DEPOSIT FAILED TO BE WORKABLE AT DEPTH. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): CAMERON, 1939, GEOLOGY AND MINERALIZATION OF THE NE HUMBOLDT RANGE, NEVADA; GSA BULL. 50 NO. 4
Reference (Deposit): WHITEHILL, 1873, BIENNIAL REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST OF STATE 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.