Sam Loc. 951&952

The Sam Loc. 951&952 is a copper 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: Sam Loc. 951&952  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 39.26667, -114.91694

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Sam Loc. 951&952 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sam Loc. 951&952


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Robinson


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


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

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification, Oxidation


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Calcite


Comments

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.


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.