Katina Claims

The Katina Claims is a gold and silver mine located in Esmeralda 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: Katina Claims  

State:  Nevada

County:  Esmeralda

Elevation:

Commodity: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 37.26778, -117.33472

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Katina Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Katina Claims
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 1196


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Nevada
County: Esmeralda
District: Tokop District


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
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: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Gold
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): HOST ROCK CUT BY FINE AND MASSIVE QUARTZ VEINS CARRYING SULFIDES. QUARTZ IS HIGHLY FRACTURED/BRECCIATED WITH DRUSY QUARTZ COATING OPEN SPACES.

Comment (Geology): SEDIMENTS HAVE BEEN METAMORPHOSED TO HORNFELS, BUT RETAINED GHOST BEDDING AND CLEAVAGE.

Comment (Workings): SERIES OF SHAFTS, ADITS, SURFACE CUTS. WORKING APPEAR TO EXPLORITORY

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972


References

Reference (Deposit): SMITH/BENTZ, 1983, FIELD EXAMINATION, NBMG, 7 MAY 83


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.