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Chloride Prospect

The Chloride Prospect is a silver mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,640 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Chloride Prospect  

State:  Nevada

County:  Esmeralda

Elevation: 6,640 Feet (2,024 Meters)

Commodity: Silver

Lat, Long: 37.57, -117.77917

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Satelite image of the Chloride Prospect

Chloride Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Chloride Prospect


Primary: Silver
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Copper


State: Nevada
County: Esmeralda
District: Windypah District

Land Status

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.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Silver Peak Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Ordovician

Analytical Data

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Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)


Reference (Deposit): SPURR, J.E., 1906, ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SILVER PEAK QUAD., NEV.: USGS PP 55, P. 90

Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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.