Radium Deposit

The Radium Deposit is a radium mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 3,120 feet.

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: Radium Deposit  

State:  Nevada

County:  Clark

Elevation: 3,120 Feet (951 Meters)

Commodity: Radium

Lat, Long: 35.77806, -115.38472

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Radium Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Radium Deposit


Commodity

Primary: Radium


Location

State: Nevada
County: Clark
District: Jean


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1931
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Physiographic Detail: Spring Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

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Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

Ore: Carnotite


Comments

Comment (Development): ALTHOUGH PROSPECTING HAS BEEN CARRIED ON BY A NUMBER OF SHALLOW SHAFTS, TRENCHES AND OPEN-CUTS, THE AMOUNT OF CARNOTITE FOUND WAS TOO SMALL TO BE COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT.

Comment (Workings): SHALLOW SHAFTS, TRENCHES AND OPEN-CUTS.

Comment (Geology): CARNOTITE, ASSOCIATED WITH MANGANESE OXIDE, OCCURS AS A COATING IN FRACTURES IN SANDSTONE AND LIMESTONE.

Comment (Location): 1:62500 QUADRANGLE MAP IS A 1960 EDITION


References

Reference (Deposit): VANDERBERG, 1937, RECONNASANCE OF MINERAL DIST IN CLARK CO., NEV.; USGS INF CIRC. 6964, P. 54


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.