The Oakland Group is a gold mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 3,442 feet.
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Elevation: 3,442 Feet (1,049 Meters)
Lat, Long: 35.47611, -114.88556
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Oakland Group MRDS details
Primary: Oakland Group
Secondary: On Patented Claims Side Line
Secondary: San Mateo
Secondary: Gold Reef
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Physiographic Detail: New Berry Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: ASSAYS AVERAGED ABOUT $11/TON AT $20.67/OZ. AU.
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEIN IN ANDESITE NEAR CONTACT WITH QUARTZ MONZONITE. THE VEIN MATERIAL IS COMPOSED OF CLAY, ANGULAR FRAGMENTS OF DK GREY ANDESITE AND PARTICLES OF CRUSHED QUARTZ.
Comment (Workings): WORKING CONSIST OF THREE SHAFTS AND SEVERAL SURFACE PITS.
Reference (Deposit): LONGWELL, C.R., 1965, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK CO., NEV., NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL 62, P. 201.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES OPEN FILE, FILE NO. 33, ITEM 6
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.