The Goldquartz Mine is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 40.31056, -116.69806
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Goldquartz Mine MRDS details
Primary: Goldquartz Mine
Owner Name: Aaron Mining Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian
Comment (Geology): SLAVEN CHERT IS HIGHLY ALTERED AND INTRUDED BY SEVERAL DIFFERENT ROCK TYPES INCLUDING: RHYOLITE DIKES, BRECCIA PIPES (?) AND QUARTZ VEINS. OPEN PIT MUST BE VERY CLOSE TO TERTIARY GRANITIC CONTACT ALTHOUGH IT WAS NOT OBSERVED IN THE PIT OR THE WALL ROCKS.
Comment (Location): 1 MILE WEST OF MT. TENABO
Comment (Development): GOLD QUARTZ MINE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO AN OPEN-PIT OPERATION WITH GOOD RDS AND LEACHING FACILITY. AN EXTENSIVE DRILLING OPERATION HAS BEEN DONE ON PROPERTY TO DEFINE THE ORE BODIES.
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.