The Jo Lane Ledge Mine is a silver mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,090 feet.
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Elevation: 7,090 Feet (2,161 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.49389, -117.05861
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Jo Lane Ledge Mine MRDS details
Primary: Jo Lane Ledge Mine
Secondary: Ruby Incline
Secondary: Jo Lane Mine
Secondary: Joe Lane Mine
District: Reese River District
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Polymetallic veins
Description: Fractures, Postmineral
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Analytical Data: ASSAYED AT $493.25 IN 1864
Comment (Workings): INCLINED SHAFT, DRIFTS
Comment (Location): CHOSE A POINT IN W 102 SECTION
Comment (Production): PRODUCED BETWEEN $5000 TO $100,000.
Comment (Deposit): THE VEIN VARIES CONSIDERABLY IN ATTITUDE. THE DIP CHANGES FROM MORE THAN 50 NE IN THE UPPER PART OF THE INCLINE TO 34 NE AND THE STRIKE SWINGS FROM N2 W TO N 10 W AT THE BOTTOM OF THE ACCESSIBLE PART OF THE INCLINE. IN A DRIFT SOUTHEAST OF THIS POINT THE VEIN IS DISCONTINOUS AND ERRATIC.
Reference (Deposit): STEWART, J.H., MCKEE, E.H., AND STAGER, H.K., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 88.
Reference (Deposit): ROSS, C.P., 1953, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE REESE RIVER DISTRICT, LANDER COUNTY, NEVADA: USGS BULL. 997.
Reference (Deposit): HUGHES, H.H., 1955, CONFIDENTIAL REPORT ON AUSTIN, NEVADA PROPERTIES OF HERCULES MINES COMPANY (UNPUB.): NBMG FILES.
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.