The Gold Zone Divide Mining Co. Property is a gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,201 feet.
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Elevation: 6,201 Feet (1,890 Meters)
Lat, Long: 37.9925, -117.23917
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Gold Zone Divide Mining Co. Property MRDS details
Primary: Gold Zone Divide Mining Co. Property
District: Divide District (Gold Mountain District)
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Gold Zone Divide Mining Co., W. Forman, Pres.,
Years: 1923 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1901
Discovery Year: 1901
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Potassic, Phyllic, Propylitic, Zoned Around Fractures And Faults: Silicification; Argillic Alteration
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: AG-AU ORE UP TO $385/TON (1920)
Comment (Location): 9 CLAIMS ADJOINING THE TONOPAH-DIVIDE ON THE SOUTH. UTM IS TO NEAR CENTER OF CLAIM BLOCK. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): ACTIVE IN 1923. PRODUCED 1200 TONS OF $20 ORE TO MIO-1921
Comment (Deposit): ORE SHOOT ON 500-FT LEVEL 216 FT LONG, 4-7 FT WIDE, ASSAYING $18-$55/TON (1921)
Comment (Workings): 900 FT SHAFT WITH CROSS CUTS TO VEIN ON 300, 500, 700, 800 AND 900 LEVELS; RAISES, INTERMEDIATE DRIFTS, AND A CONNECTION MADE WITH THE TONOPAH-DIVIDE ON 500-FT LEVEL
Reference (Deposit): LINCOLN, F.C., 1923
Reference (Deposit): KNOPF, ADOLPH, 1921, USGS BULL. 715-K.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG REPORT 33, P. 124.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 92, P. 121-128
Reference (Deposit): WEED, W.H., ED., 1920, THE MINES HANDBOOK, VOL XIV, P. 1142.
Reference (Deposit): WEED, W.H., ED. 1922, THE MINES HANDBOOK, VOL. XV, P. 1215-1216
Reference (Deposit): UNPUBLISHED CLAIM MAP OF DIVIDE DISTRICT ON FILE AT NBMG
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.