Black Beauty Group

The Black Beauty Group is a silver and gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,201 feet.

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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: Black Beauty Group  

State:  Nevada

County:  Esmeralda

Elevation: 6,201 Feet (1,890 Meters)

Commodity: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 37.77306, -117.68028

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Black Beauty Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Beauty Group
Secondary: Black Beauty
Secondary: Black Beauty No. 1
Secondary: Black Beauty No. 2
Secondary: Black Beauty No.3.


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: Nevada
County: Esmeralda
District: Silver Peak District


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

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1948
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Greenstone
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Greenstone
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Greenstone
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: VEIN SAMPLE ASSAYED 0.20 OZ AU, 4.7 OZ. AG, 5.7% PB, 14.0% ZN: A SECOND SAMPLE ASSAYED 0.01 OZ. AU, 0.2 OZ AG, 0.7% PB AND 2.2% ZN
Analytical Data: A THIRD SAMPLE ASSAYED .06 OZ AG, 10.3% PB AND 11.2% ZN.


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Gold
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): FLAT INCLINE

Comment (Location): IN GALENA FLAT ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972

Comment (Deposit): CLAIM BLOCK COVERS ABOUT 80 ACRES


References

Reference (Deposit): HUGHES, HARRY H., 1949, REPORT ON BLACK BEAUTY PROSPECT, NEAR SILVER PEAK, ESMERALDA CO. NV; UNPUB. REPORT ON FILE AT N.B.M.G., FILE 101, ITEM 15


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.