The Small Unnamed Mine is a lead, copper, silver, and gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Lead, Copper, Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 40.4275, -116.72889
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Small Unnamed Mine MRDS details
Primary: Small Unnamed Mine
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sulfides, Silicification.
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian
Comment (Development): 50 FEET NORTH OF GOOD ROAD, AND OLD INCLINED SHAFT WHICH WAS CAVED ABOUT 40 FEET DOWN.
Comment (Geology): SERIES OF PROSPECTS AND SMALL ADITS AND SHAFTS LAY IN A E-W ALIGNMENT ALONG CORRAL CANYON ON NORTHSIDE OF BARE MT. BARE. SLAVEN CHERT AND SHALES OF VALMEY ARE BEING INTRUDED BY GRANITE, PROBABLY SAME STOCK AS GRANITE MTN.? SMALL QUARTZ VEINS WITH SULFIDE MINERALS WERE PRESENT.
Comment (Location): ABOUT 12 MILES WEST OF CRESENT VALLEY ON THE N. SIDE OF BARE MTN. IN CORRAL CANYON.
Reference (Deposit): FIELD EXAMINATION, NBMG, 1982
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.