The Jackson/Electric Claims is a gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 37.93278, -117.55861
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Jackson/Electric Claims MRDS details
Primary: Jackson/Electric Claims
Secondary: Jackson Patented Claim
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 1383.
District: Lone Mountain (Weepah, West Divide) District
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.
Owner Name: Electric Gold Mining Co.
Years: 1983 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1904
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Weepah Hills
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Fault Zone N30e, 60nw
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Argillically - Stained Fe-Mn Oxides
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Analytical Data: 4,600 CUBIC YARDS ORE PRODUCED
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Geology): INTERSECTING FAULTS OBSERVED ON HANGING WALL.
Comment (Deposit): FAULT ZONE FILLED WITH SULFIDE AND FREE AU BEARING QUARTZ VEIN.
Comment (Workings): ORIGINALLY WORKED UNDERGROUND, NOW OPEN PIT 500 FT X 100 FT X 100 FT. PIT TRENDS ALONG STRIKE OF FAULT
Reference (Deposit): SMITH, 1983, FIELD EXAMINATION, NBMG, MAY 15, 1983
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1979, FIELD EXAMINATION, NBMG.
Reference (Deposit): ALBERS, J.P., AND STEWART, J.H., 1972, GEOL. AND MIN. DEP. OF ESMERALDA CO., NEV. NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL.
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.