Spear Mine

The Spear Mine is a silver and gold mine located in White Pine county, Nevada.

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: Spear Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 39.46056, -114.54667

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Spear Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Spear Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Piermont District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1869
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Deposit): LEDGES ARE LARGE, WELL-DEFINED AND PARALLEL TO BEDDING. LARGE BODIES OF FAIRMILLING-ORE.

Comment (Location): EXACT LOCATION UNCERTAIN ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972

Comment (Workings): SHAFTS SUNK TO 35 TO 50 FT. DEEP.


References

Reference (Deposit): RAYMOND, R.W., 1871, USBM MINERALS YEARBOOK, P. 203


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.