The NBMG Sample Site 790 is a iron and manganese mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,249 feet.
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Elevation: 4,249 Feet (1,295 Meters)
Commodity: Iron, Manganese
Lat, Long: 37.27111, -114.16500
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NBMG Sample Site 790 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 790
District: Vigo Is Closest Mining District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Faulting Across Rib
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 700 CONTAINS GREATER THAN 20% FE, 2000 PPM MN, 700 PPM BA, 100 PPM CO, 200 PPM NI, 500 PPM ZN.
Comment (Development): LONE DRILL RIG IMMEDIATELY N OF SAMPLE SITE, ACTIVELY DRILLING (UNKNOWN, UTAH LICENSE).
Comment (Deposit): IRON-STAINED RIB OF HYDROTHERMALLY-DEPOSITED SILICEOUS FISSURE-FILLING TRENDS NW AND APPEARS TO FILL A BEDDING PLANE. (LOOKS LIKE A GOSSANY JASPEROSO.) ROCKS STRONGLY OXIDIZED, FE-MN-STATURATED, VUGGY, COATED WITH CALICHE ON SURFACES AND FILLING VUGS. RIB APPEARS TO BE FAULTED DOWNSLOPE OF PROJECTED OCCURRENCE. ROCKS CUT BY FINE SILICA VEINLETS; BRECCIA FRAGMENTS ARE LIMONITE STAINED AND GOSSANY. IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF SAMPLE SITE, CARBONATES ARE COVERED BY RHYOLITIC VOLCANICS, WITH SINTER IN FLOAT.
Comment (Workings): SHALLOW PIT, EXTENSIVE SURFACE SCRAPINGS OVER ABOUT 2-ACRE AREA ALONG NW AREA
Reference (Deposit): SMITH, P., 1983, FIELD EXAMINATION, 8/21/83
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.