The Hoyt Mine is a antimony and silver mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,400 feet.
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Elevation: 5,400 Feet (1,646 Meters)
Commodity: Antimony, Silver
Lat, Long: 39.77167, -117.76472
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Hoyt Mine MRDS details
Primary: Hoyt Mine
Secondary: De Longchamps
District: Bernice District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Mullen, Mona
Home Office: Lawrence
Years: 1963 -
Owner Name: Williams, Hoyt And John
Home Office: Fallon
Material type: ORE SB
Description: Ap_Grade: ^56% Sb
Time Period: 1940-1941
Material type: ORE SB AG
Description: Cp_Grade: ^57% Sb, Ag
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Simple Sb (veins, pods, etc)
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification; Sericitization
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Location): IN HOYT CANYON ABOUT 1 MILE NW OF BERNICE MINE ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Production): PRODUCTION HAS AMOUNTED TO ABOUT $60,000 IN SILVER AND 13 TONS OF ANTIMONY METAL.
Comment (Development): ABOUT $60,000 WORTH OF SILVER ORE WAS TREATED IN THE BERNICE MILL. 1940-1941 PRODUCTION WAS 7 TONS ORE AVG. 57% SB. IN 1949, 16 TONS OF ORE AVG. 56% SB WAS PRODUCED.
Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEINS WITH MINOR CALCITE; LOCALLY CRUSHED AND RECEMENTED BY LATER QUARTZ. SMALL PODS AND SINGLE CRYSTALS OF STIBNITE AND TETRAHEDRITE ARE SCATTERED THROUGH THE QUARTZ.
Comment (Workings): 4 ADITS
Reference (Production): WILLDEN & SPEED, (1974) P. 62.
Reference (Deposit): LAWRENCE, E.F., 1963 ANTIMONY DEPOSITS OF NEVADA; N.B.M.G. BULL. 61.
Reference (Deposit): SILLDEN, R. AND R.C. SPEED, 1974, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CHURCHILL COUNTY, NEVADA; NBMG. BULL. 83
Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER, F.C., 1947, CARSON SINK AREA; U.S.G.S. OPEN FILE REPORT
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.