The Sam Loc. 951&952 is a copper mine located in White Pine county, Nevada.
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Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 39.26667, -114.91694
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Sam Loc. 951&952 MRDS details
Primary: Sam Loc. 951&952
County: White Pine
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification, Oxidation
Comment (Geology): SAM. 951 WAS COLLECTED AT SE STRIKING ADIT IN THICKLY BEDDED (2-3FT) SILIC. GREY XTALLINE LS. VERTICAL THIN FRACTURES SLIGHTLY OFFSET THE MODERATELY SE DIPPING BEDS CALCITE VEINING IS PREVALENT AND IN BETWEEN THE LS BEDS. THERE IS FE-STAINING, INDICATING, REPLACEMENT MAY HAVE OCCURED ALONG PREFERRED FRACTURES. SILIC LS, GOSSAN & CALCITE VEIN FOUND ON DUMP. SAMPLE 952 WAS FROM ONE OF SEVERAL ADITS & SHAFTS WHICH ARE ORIENTED ALONG A N20E DIRECTION. THESE WORKINGS DIP E & EXPLORE A REPLACED HORIZON IN E DIPPING BED OF LS. THE HORZ. IS CHARACTERIZED BE FE OXS & PERVASIVE SILIFICATION. THE LS BEDS DIRECTLY ABOVE THE WORKINGS ARE HEAVILY VEINED BY CALCITE. LS BRX NOTED ON DUMP. SM AMT OF CUOXS ALSO NOTED.
Comment (Location): ABOVE AND TO WEST OF FOUR ACE MINE AND DEUCE MINE
Comment (Development): NUMEROUS INCLINED SHAFTS & ADITS (ORIENTED TO E&NE) WHICH ARE LINED IN A N-S DIRECTION.
Reference (Deposit): OBSERVATION
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.