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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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
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 1738
Secondary: May Be Same As Lucky Prospect Described In Nbmg Bull 73
Secondary: P. 164.
District: Viola District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic veins
Name: Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
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
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
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 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.