The Unnamed Copper Prospect #3 is a copper mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,351 feet.
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Elevation: 5,351 Feet (1,631 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.62583, -117.02556
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Unnamed Copper Prospect #3 MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Copper Prospect #3
District: Battle Mountain District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: Polymetallic veins
Description: Thrust Faults
Description: Nne-And Nw-Trending Faults
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian
Comment (Location): E 1/2 OF SE 1/4 OF SW 1/4 OF SEC. 21
Comment (Workings): PIT
Comment (Deposit): PIT ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY P 79
Reference (Deposit): ROBERTS, R.J. ETAL., 1964, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE ANTLER PEAK QUADRANGLE, HUMBOLDT AND LANDER COUNTIES, 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.