Pray-Taylor

The Pray-Taylor is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada.

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: Pray-Taylor  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lander

Elevation:

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.32194, -117.22139

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Pray-Taylor MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pray-Taylor


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lander
District: Mccoy


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Diorite Intrudes The Cane Spring Limestone


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Limestone Has Been Pyrometasomatized By The Diorite


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Geology): THE FISSURE VEIN STRIKES NORTHEAST AND DIPS 60 NW


References

Reference (Deposit): MCKEE E.H. & STEWART J. (1968) GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE CMCOY DISTRICT, USGS OPEN FILE. MAP

Reference (Deposit): STAGER H.K. (1977) GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF LANDER CO. NEV. N.B.M. BULL 88

Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER F.C. (1934) THE MCCOY MINING DISTRICT, LANDER CO. NEV., USGS CIRC 10


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.