The Red Eagle Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,900 feet.
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Elevation: 6,900 Feet (2,103 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 37.89694, -114.05417
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Red Eagle Mine MRDS details
Primary: Red Eagle Mine
Secondary: Snowflake No. 2 Claim
District: Eagle Valley (Gold Springs) District
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Location): ON SOUTHEAST SLOPE OF BUCK MOUNTAIN AT 1800'-2000' DOWNSLOPE AND SOUTHEAST OF, AND AT 1000' MAP DISTANCE WEST OF AND OVERLAPPING LINCOLN CO., NV AND IRON CO., UT COUNTY/STATE LINE(S). ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1982
Comment (Workings): ADIT WAS DRIVEN INTO BUCK MOUNTAIN TO INTERSECT THE SNOWFLAKE MINE VEIN. ADIT GOES S 70 W FOR 70 FT. AT 10 FT DEPTH, WORKINGS FOLLOW A CALCITE ZONE S30W FOR 45 FT WITH SOME STOPING. AT 45 FT FROM THE PORTAL A DRIFT IS DRIVEN S45W FOR ABOUT 90 FT, CROSS-CUTTING AND INTERSECTIONG A FAULT WHERE THERE IS SOME STOPIING. ALSO PRESENT ARE SOME PROSPECT PITS
Comment (Deposit): CALCITE ZONE-BLADED CALCITE WITH MUCH QUARTZ AND HEMATITE. ALSO, A FAULT ZONE CONTAINING CLAY AND HEMATITE ON THE HANGING WALL OF WHICH THERE IS A ZONE OF MASSIVE CALCITE WITH SOME QUARTZ. THE CALCITE IS BRECCIATED ALONG THE FAULT AND HAS BEEN RECEMENTED WITH CALCITE, SOME STOPING HAS TAKEN PLACE IN THE CALCITE ON THE HANGING WALL.
Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976, UTAH GEOL., VOL. 3, NO. 1, P. 23-49
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.