The Quicksilver Jim Claims is a mercury mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 37.635, -114.52944
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Quicksilver Jim Claims MRDS details
Primary: Quicksilver Jim Claims
Secondary: Quicksilver Jim Nos. 1-7 and Mercury Nos. 1-3 Claims
District: Chief District (Closest District) Caliente Area
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1967
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): CLAIMS WERE TAKEN UP CHIEFLY ON THE BASIS OF POSITIVE RESULTS FROM VERY SENSITIVE UV-FLUORESCENT SCREEN TEST AND WERE LATER FOUND TO CONTAIN ONLY MINOR AMOUNTS OF HG.
Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: LATE 1960'S
Reference (Deposit): MERCURY DEPOSITS OF NEVADA, UNPUBLISHED NBMG MANUSCRIPT
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.