NBMG Sample Site 1738

The NBMG Sample Site 1738 is a copper, lead, and silver mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,600 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: NBMG Sample Site 1738  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 4,600 Feet (1,402 Meters)

Commodity: Copper, Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 37.25694, -114.37306

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NBMG Sample Site 1738 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: NBMG Sample Site 1738
Secondary: May Be Same As Lucky Prospect Described In Nbmg Bull 73
Secondary: P. 164.


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc
Tertiary: Barium-Barite
Tertiary: Vanadium


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Viola District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fractures


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLE 1738 CONTAINS 200 PPM MN, 500 PPM AG, 200 PPM BA, 20000 PPM CU, 3000 PPM PB, 1000 PPM V AND 2000 PPM ZN


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Bornite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Development): NO ACTIVITY AT TIME OF EXAMINATION IN 1983

Comment (Deposit): SHAFTS ARE INCLINED TO SW ALONG QUARTZ VEIN 6-10 FT WIDE. VEIN IS FRACTURED AND CU-STAINED. QUARTZ VEIN MATERIAL ON DUMP IS WHITE IN COLOR AND MASSIVE TO SUGARY IN TEXTURE. VEIN CARRIES CLOTS AND CRYSTALS OF SULFIDES MALACHITE, CHRYSOCOLLA AND YELLOW-GREEN OXIDES COAT FRACTURE SURFACES. IRON OXIDES ARE PRESENT BUT NOT IN ABUNDANCE.

Comment (Workings): 2 SHAFTS INCLINE TO SW ALONG VEIN


References

Reference (Deposit): BENTZ, J. AND SMITH, P., 1983, FIELD EXAMINATION, 9/21/83

Reference (Deposit): TSCHANZ, C.M. AND PAMPEYAN, E.H., 1970, NBMG BULL. 73, P. 160-164.


Nevada Gold

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