Old Wheelbarrow

The Old Wheelbarrow is a silver mine located in White Pine 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: Old Wheelbarrow  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 39.77111, -115.07806

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Old Wheelbarrow MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Old Wheelbarrow
Secondary: Tit #1
Secondary: Tat #1


Commodity

Primary: Silver


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Cherry Creek


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Bida And Belastaqui
Years: 1981 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Shear Zone


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Barite


Comments

Comment (Development): OLD SHAFT = 20 FT DEEP, TWO CUTS

Comment (Geology): N40W, 70SW SHEAR ZONE CUTTING DULL, GREY FLAGGY LS., ROCK IN SHEAR ZONE IS CEMENTED WITH SILICA & BARITE. SOME OF THE BARITE IS FRACTURED AND RE-CEMENTED WITH LATER BARITE. CLOTS OF PALE GRAY AND BROWN JASPER GOSSAN. PALE-YELLOW-GREEN STAIN OCCURS ON THE JSP & IN JUGS IN THE JASPER.


References

Reference (Deposit): OBSERVATION


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.