The Mabel Claims is a gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,100 feet.
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Elevation: 7,100 Feet (2,164 Meters)
Lat, Long: 37.29083, -117.26778
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Mabel Claims MRDS details
Primary: Mabel Claims
Secondary: Ouida Claim
Secondary: Gold Crest Mining G. Property
Secondary: NBMG Sample Sites 1182, 1183
District: Tokop (Gold Mountain, Bonnie Claire) District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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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: Silicification Of Limestone
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Location): ABOUT 0.75 MILE S OF TOKOP ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Workings): PROSPECT HOLES, SHAFTS; 200 FT BY 20 FT TRENCH, SURFACE TRENCHES AND CUTS IN VICINITY; SHALLOW WORKINGS ACROSS DRAINAGE.
Comment (Development): ACTIVE IN 1907 RECENT SURFACE TRENCHING AND DOZING IN AREA (1983)
Comment (Deposit): WHITE VEIN QUARTZ HAS BEEN CRUSHED AND FRAGMENTS RECEMENTED BY HEMATITE AND LIMONITE. WORKINGS FOLLOW N-S CONTACT BETWEEN HIGHLY ALTERED INTRUSIVE QUARTZ MONZONITE, SYLVANIA PLUTON, AND LIMEY SILICEOUS METASEDIMENTS, FORMING AN EPIDOTE-GARNET TACTITE. ROCKS ARE CUT BY FE OXIDE-STAINED QUARTZ VEINS ALONG INTERSECTING HIGH-ANGLE FAULT/FRACTURE ZONES.
Reference (Deposit): BALL, S.H., 1907, USGS BULL 308, P. 182-190
Reference (Deposit): SMITH/BENTZ, 1983, FIELD EXAMINATION, NBMG, 6 MAY 83
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.