The Mccoy-Strong is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 40.32833, -117.22417
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Mccoy-Strong MRDS details
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1930
Discovery Year: 1930
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: Diorite Intrudes Limestone Of The T2 Cane Spring Form.
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Diorite Has Been Intensely Alterred & Silicified
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Comment (Reserve-Resource): ARTICLE REFERS TO MCCOY/COVE PROJECT. LOCATION IS RIGHT FOR THIS RECORD. COVE APPEARS TO BE "1.5 KM FROM MCCOY OPEN PIT."
Comment (Development): 6 TONS ORE IN 1930 ASSAYED $66/TON, MAINLY IN GOLD.
Comment (Deposit): VEIN/SHEAR ZONE. RICH STRINGERS IN A WIDE MINERALIZED ZONE
Comment (Workings): SHAFT
Comment (Geology): THE PROPERTY CONTAINS VERY RICH STRINGERS IN A WIDE MINERALIZED ZONE. THE LODE STRIDES N30 E AND DIPS 80 W IN ALTERED DIORITE. (SCHRODER)
Comment (Deposit): THE PROPERTY IS DEVELOPED BY A 40 FOOT SHAFT SIX TONS OF ORE ASSAYED IN 1930 AVERAGED $66 TON MOSTLY IN GOLD
Reference (Deposit): STAGER H.K. (1977) GEOLOGY & MINERAL RESOURCES OF LANDER CO. NEV., N.B.M. BULL 88
Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER F.C. (1934) THE MCLOY MINING DISTRICT, LANDER CO. NEV. USGS CIRC. 10
Reference (Deposit): MINING JOURNAL, DEC. 23/30, 1989, P. 513.
Reference (Production): STAGER, H.K., 1977
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.