The Bray-Beulah Mine is a antimony mine located in Lander county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 39.30139, -117.11944
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Bray-Beulah Mine MRDS details
Primary: Bray-Beulah Mine
District: Big Creek District
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: M
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Simple Sb (veins, pods, etc)
Comment (Production): MORE THAN 1,000 TONS OF METAL WAS PRODUCED.
Comment (Geology): THE ORE OCCURS AS CRYSTALS, BLEBS, AND PODS OF STIBNITE IN QUARTZ THAT IS DEPOSITED ALONG FAULTS IN HIGHLY CONTORTED AND SILCEOUS SLATES AND SHALES.
Comment (Deposit): IN 1891 JOSEPH BRAY RELOCATED THE BRAY ANIMONY MINE AT THE SITE OF A PREVIOUS SILVER PROSPECT; DURING THE PERIOD 1891 TO 1898, HE SHIPPED A MODERATE TONNAGE OF HAND-SORTED, 50% ANTIMONY ORE TO SWANSEA, WALES, VIA SAN FRANCISCO. THE MINES WERE REOPENED DURING THE YEARS 1916-1918, AND SOME HAND-SORTED ORE WAS SHIPPED TO THE MAGNOLIA METAL CO. PRODUCTION FOR THE PERIOD 1935-1969 HAS BEEN SMALL AND ERRATIC. THE WORKINGS ARE NOW INACCESSIBLE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): STEWART, J.H., AND MCKEE, E.H., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 88.
Reference (Deposit): VANDERBURG, W.O., 1939, RECONNAISSANCE OF MINING DISTRICTS IN LANDER COUNTY, NEVADA: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES INF. CIRC. 7043
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.