The Crowning Glory Mine is a gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 37.79639, -117.70778
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Crowning Glory Mine MRDS details
Primary: Crowning Glory Mine
Secondary: Part of the Blair Group
District: Silver Peak District (1865)
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1864
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Post-Ore Faults
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification; Sericitization
Comment (Reserve-Resource): SPURR, J.E., (1906) P. 36.
Comment (Workings): TUNNELS
Comment (Development): TOGETHER WITH THE DRINKWATER AND WESTERN SOLDIER MINES, THE CROWNING GLORY PRODUCED PART OF THE $1,080,000. WORTH OF GOLD PRODUCTION CREDITED TO THE BLAIR GROUP PRIOR TO 1906
Comment (Deposit): CROWNING GLORY VEIN IS A LENS OF QUARTZ ROUGHLY CONFORMABLE TO BEDDING
Reference (Deposit): SPURR, J.E., 1906, USGS. PROF. PAPER NO. 55
Reference (Deposit): SHAMBERGER, H.A., 1976, SILVER PEAK : HISTORIC MINING CAMPS OF NEVADA SERIES, NO.8 : NEVADA HISTORICAL PRESS, CARSON CITY, 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.