The Sample Locality 893 is a lead and silver mine located in White Pine county, Nevada.
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Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 39.36056, -114.88528
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Sample Locality 893 MRDS details
Primary: Sample Locality 893
County: White Pine
District: San Francisco
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silification
Comment (Development): ONE CAVED ADIT ON SOUTH SIDE OF CANYON CONTAINS LG DUMB WITH SILTSTONE/LMS GOSSAN. 1 SHALLOW ADIT & 1 OPEN ADIT TO NORTH.
Comment (Geology): BEDDING AT BASE OF CANYON STRIKES N45W, 45SW; CUT BY MANY SMALL FAULTS & A LARGE FAULT UP CANYON. CONTACT APPEARS TO BE A LOW THRUST (?) FAULT 20FT SE OF SHEARED QUARTZITE UNDER SE DIPPING LIMESTONE.
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.