Quicksilver Point Claim

The Quicksilver Point Claim is a mercury mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 3,399 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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: Quicksilver Point Claim  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 3,399 Feet (1,036 Meters)

Commodity: Mercury

Lat, Long: 37.31861, -114.49306

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Satelite image of the Quicksilver Point Claim

Quicksilver Point Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Quicksilver Point Claim


Commodity

Primary: Mercury


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Viola District (Closest District)


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: James Bradshaw
Years: 1980 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1965
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: 1960'S?

Comment (Location): EXACT LOCATION UNCERTAIN ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972

Comment (Deposit): MINOR SHOW OF CINNABAR IN FRACTURED, LOCALLY ALTERED, IRON-STAINED VOLCANIC ROCK


References

Reference (Deposit): MERCURY DEPOSITS IN NEVADA, UNPUBLISHED NBMG MANUSCRIPT


Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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.