Unnamed Workings

The Unnamed Workings is a copper mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,031 feet.

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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: Unnamed Workings  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 7,031 Feet (2,143 Meters)

Commodity: Copper

Lat, Long: 38.60083, -114.71000

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Unnamed Workings MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unnamed Workings
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 805
Secondary: 806


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Patterson; Patterson Pass; Cave Valley


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: Union Carbide


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: PODS


Structure

Type: L
Description: Patterson Pass Fault (E-W Trending)


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification; Oxidation


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: NBMG SAMPLE 805 CONTAINS 2% FE, GREATER THAN 20% CA, 2000 PPM MN, 20 PPM AG, 700 PPM AS, 700 PPM BA, 10 PPM BE, 50 PPM CO, 70 PPM CU, 70 PPM NI, 500 PPM PB, 200 PPM SB, 300 PPM SR, 200 PPM V, 100 PPM W, 10 PPM Y, 300 PPM ZN. SAMPLE 806 CONTAINS 0.3 % F, 0.7% MG, 10% CA, 200 PPM MN, 1000 PPM AG, 30 PPM B, 70 PPM BA, 200 PPM CD, 15 PPM CR, 3000 PPM CU, 30 PPM MO, 5000 PPM PB, 3000 PPM SB, 70 PPM SB, 70 PPM V, 50 PPM W, 2000 PPM ZN.


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATED ON EAST FLANK OF SCHELL CREEK RANGE REAR PATTERSON PASS

Comment (Development): DRILLING WAS OCCURING IN SUMMER 1981

Comment (Workings): 3 PROSPECT PITS

Comment (Geology): BEDDING IN LIMESTONE N35E 35E, LIMESTONE BRECCIATED ALONG SHEAR ZONE WHICH IS CHARACTERIZED BY CALCITE PODS.


References

Reference (Deposit): FIELD CHECK BY BENTZ/SMITH, NBMG, 1981


Nevada Gold

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