The Unnamed Copper Occurrence #5 is a copper mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,299 feet.
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Elevation: 6,299 Feet (1,920 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.58056, -117.18306
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Unnamed Copper Occurrence #5 MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Copper Occurrence #5
District: Battle Mountain District
Land ownership: Private
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: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
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
Description: Golconda Thrust Fault
Description: Nne-Trending Faults
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Miocene
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian
Comment (Geology): ORE MINERALS OCCUR IN GOSSAN IN CHERT
Comment (Deposit): ORE MINERALS IN GOSSAN IN CHERT
Comment (Location): 1.5 MI. BELOW HEAD OF ROCKY CANYON: NW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF SEC. 7
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY
Reference (Deposit): ROBERTS, ETAL, 1964, GEOLOGIC MAP OF ANTLER PEAK QUADRANGLE, HUMBOLDT AND LANDER COUNTIES, NEV.
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.