The Geyser Ranch & Mill Site is a tungsten and silver mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 8,199 feet.
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.
Elevation: 8,199 Feet (2,499 Meters)
Commodity: Tungsten, Silver
Lat, Long: 38.67139, -114.70417
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Geyser Ranch & Mill Site MRDS details
Primary: Geyser Ranch & Mill Site
Secondary: Geyser Mine
Secondary: Gz Claims
District: Patterson District; Patterson Pass District; Cave Valley District; Geyser Ranch District.
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.
Owner Name: Sam Bida And Leon Belaustegui
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: W veins
Form: TABULAR TO IRREGULAR
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Comment (Workings): SEVERAL PROSPECT PITS, 1 ADIT, OLD SHACH, BROKEN HEAD HOUSE. OLD MILLSITE BELOW WORKINGS
Comment (Location): ON EAST FLANK OF SCHELL CREEK RANGE NEAR HEAD OF MILL CREEK . ABOUT 4 MILES WEST OF THE GEYSER RANCH.
Comment (Development): G Z CLAIMS LOCATED ON 5/6/81 NEARBY
Comment (Geology): POST MINERALIZATION MOVEMENT ON THE FAULT. QUARTZ VEINS ALONG SHEAR AND PARALLEL SHEAR. ALTERATION IN BOXWORK OR STRINGER PATTERN
Reference (Deposit): TSCHANZ, C.M. AND PAMPEYAN, E.H., 1970, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF LINCOLN COUNTY, NEVADA; NBMG BULL 73, 187P
Reference (Deposit): FIELD CHECK BY SMITH/BENTZ, NBMG, 1981
Reference (Deposit): STAGER, H. K., 1983, UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT ON TUNGSTEN IN NEVADA.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.