The Dacie Creek is a uranium mine located in Lander county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 40.24139, -117.35444
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Dacie Creek MRDS details
Primary: Dacie Creek
Secondary: Dacie Dam
Secondary: Fish Creek
Secondary: Daisy Creek
Secondary: Squaw Teat
District: Jersey District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Stratabound
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: Volcanogenic U
Form: STRATABOUND, BLANKET
Description: Occurrence Along Northern Margin Of The Fish Creek Mtns Clldera
Description: Daisy Creek Flows Along The Trace Of A North Trending Normal Fault Down Thrown To The West. An Associated Series Of Folds Trend Ne Away From The Fault In The Ne Corner Of Sec 9 T27n, R41e.
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: TWO GRUB SAMPLES ASSAYED .047 & .053% ELL3O8
Comment (Location): LOCATION APPROXIMATED
Comment (Development): 300 CLAIMS
Comment (Deposit): THIN-BEDDED WATER-LAID TUFF OVERLAIN BY RHYDLITE CONTAINS ANDMALOUS RADIOACTIVITY. THIN LENSES OF OPAL CONFORM TO TUFF-BEDDING.
Comment (Geology): A THIN DEDDED WATER LAIN TUGT OVERLAIN BY RHYOLITE CONTAINS ANOMALOUS RADIOACTIVITY. THIN LENSES OF OPAL CONFORM TO THE BEDDING OF THE TUFF. HIGHEST RADIOACTIVITY IS ALONG MINOR FE-STAINED FRACTURES IN THE NEARLY HORIZONTAL TUFFS.
Comment (Deposit): PROPERTY CONSISTS OF ABOUT 300 CLAIMS KNOWN AS THE MM AND FISH BLOCKS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): STAGER H.K. (1977) GEOLOGY & MINERAL RESOURCES OF LANDER CO. NEV., NBM BULL 88
Reference (Deposit): USBM (WINNEMUCCA) MILS NO. 52, REF. NO. 3201500054, MINERAL PROPERTY FILE 25.600
Reference (Deposit): GARSIDE L. J. (1973) RADIOACTIVE MINERAL OCCURENCES IN NEVADA, NBM BUL 81
Reference (Deposit): MCKEE E. H. (1968) GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE MT MOSES QUAD, USGS OPEN-FILE MAP
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.