The Antique Prospect is a gold and silver mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,919 feet.
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Elevation: 5,919 Feet (1,804 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 37.62583, -114.68889
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Antique Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Antique Prospect
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 580
District: Delamar Area
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: TABULAR, POPS
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 580 CONTAINS 100 PPM MN, 150 PPM B, 200 PPM BA, 15 PPM PB, 100 PPM SR
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Comment (Development): LOCATION NOTICE NEARBY DATED 1966
Comment (Deposit): PODS OF BARREN WHITE QUARTZ ALONG N20W, 60 SW STRUCTURE IN MOTTLEDGREY LIMESTONE. RED-BROWN TUFF CROPS OUT 15 FT W. OF OLD SHAFT; SHAFT COULD BE SUNK ON TUFF/LIMESTONE CONTACT (POORLY EXPOSED).
Comment (Workings): OLD INCLINED SHAFT, SMALL CUTS
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1984, FIELD EXAMINATION REPORT, APRIL 5, 1984
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.