The Ohio Claims is a gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada.
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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.
Lat, Long: 38.13694, -117.72778
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Ohio Claims MRDS details
Primary: Ohio Claims
Secondary: NBMG Sample Sites 1269
Land ownership: Private
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.
Owner Name: H. D. Fields
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Monte Cristo Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Development): APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN WORKED AT LEAST SINCE 1948, AND ASSESSMENT WORK ON CLAIMS HAS BEEN KEPT UP TO DATE.
Comment (Workings): 5 VERTICAL SHAFTS AND NUMEROUS SURFACE WORKINGS
Comment (Geology): IGNEOUS COUNTRY ROCK IS CEMENTED U/ MASSIVE AND EUMERAL QUARTZ CARRYING OXIDIZED SULFIDES AND POSSIBLE FREE AU. DRUSY QUARTZ COATS FRACTURES AND SURFACES, CALCITE COATS QUARTZ.
Comment (Location): AREA UNSURVEYED.. UTM IS FOR SAMPLE 1269. UTM FOR SAMPLE 1270 IS N4221020; E436080.
Reference (Deposit): SMITH/BENTZ, 1982, FIELD EXAMINATION, NBMG, SEPT 21, 1982
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.