Stat Prospect

The Stat Prospect is a 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: Stat Prospect  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lander

Elevation:

Commodity:

Lat, Long: 39.18139, -117.11694

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Stat Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Stat Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lander
District: Kingston District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1968
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
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

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Thrust Faults


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Ordovician


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AU MAXIUMUM 12 PPM AG MAXIMUM 160 PPM


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Workings): A LARGE NUMBER OF PROSPECT PITS AND SHORT ADDITS ON QUARTZ VEINS.

Comment (Geology): ROBERTS MOUNTAINS FORMATION OCCURS AS A WEDGE BETWEEN TWO MARJOR THRUSTS. A LARGE DIORITE INTRUSIVE MASS CROPS OUT NEARBY.

Comment (Deposit): PART OF THE WORK WAS DONE IN THIS AREA AROUND 1900. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Development): THE DISCOVERY WAS THE RESULT OF SAMPLING A HOST OF ANCIENT DIGGINGS KNOWN TO CONTAIN LOW GRADE GOLD.

Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ STRIGERS ASSOCIATED WITH QUARTZ VEINS IN LIMESTONE OF THE ROBERTS MOUNTAIN FORMATION.


References

Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1968, STAT PROSPECT (GOLD), LANDER COUNTY, NEVADA (UNPUB): PERSONAL FILES OF J.V. TINGLEY, NBMG


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.