Unnamed Adit

The Unnamed Adit is a silver and gold mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,870 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: Unnamed Adit  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 6,870 Feet (2,094 Meters)

Commodity: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 37.90389, -114.05389

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Unnamed Adit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unnamed Adit


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Eagle Valley (Gold Springs) District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fractures


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Alteration Slight


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 2 SAMPLES ASSAYED A TRACE AU AND 0.1 OZ/T AG


Materials

Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite
Unknown: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): ADIT DRIVEN TO WEST WITH 200 FT OF WORKINGS. WORKINGS FOLLOW VEIN TO SOUTH FOR 70 FT AND THEN TURN SHARPLY NW FOR 20 FT. FROM THE PORTAL, THE WORKINGS EXTEND 95 FT W. PORTAL PARTIALLY CAVED.

Comment (Deposit): WORKINGS CROSSCUT THE MAIN 7-FT WIDE VEIN IN A PORTAL, AS WELL AS 4 SMALLER VEINS CONTAINING QUARTZ, CALCITE AND LIMONITE.

Comment (Location): 1000 FT S OF THE CHARLEY ROSS MINE IN THE BOTTOM OF A GULLY


References

Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976, UTAH GEOLOGY, VOL. 3, NO. 1, P. 41, 47


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.