The Last Hope Prospect is a antimony mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,200 feet.
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Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.75194, -117.76167
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Last Hope Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Last Hope Prospect
Secondary: Elvira of Noral
District: Bernice District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Strong Argillization Of Shale And Sandstone
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Analytical Data: VEIN SAMPLE ASSAYED 0.20 OZ AG/TON, NO GOLD, AND 11.5% SB. ONE 20" X 48" POD CONTAINS ABOUT 35% SB
Comment (Location): ON NORTH SIDE OF BERNICE CANYON, 3.3 MILES FROM MOUTH OF CANYON. JUST EAST OF AND BELOW MARGUERITE NO. 2 PROSPECT ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEIN, 2-3 INCHES WIDE IN ADIT WIDENS TO 20 INCHES AT BOTTOM OF WINZE, CONTAINS SMALL PODS, VEINLETS AND SINGLE CRYSTALS OF STIBNITE
Comment (Workings): ADIT AND VERTICAL WINZE
Reference (Deposit): WILLDEN, R. AND R.C. SPEED, 1974, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CHURCHILL COUNTY, NEVADA; NBMG. BULL 83
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.