The Nevada Rath Claims Nos. 1-13 is a uranium mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,801 feet.
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Elevation: 6,801 Feet (2,073 Meters)
Lat, Long: 38.44972, -114.28778
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Nevada Rath Claims Nos. 1-13 MRDS details
Primary: Nevada Rath Claims Nos. 1-13
District: Atlanta District; Silver Park District; Silver Springs District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification
Analytical Data: HIGH = 3.0 MR/HR. GRAB SAMPLES OF SILICIFIED LIMESTONE BRECCIA (FLOAT) CONTAIN 0.69% EU308 (0.613% CU308).
Analytical Data: BACKGROUND = 0.10 MR/HR
Comment (Deposit): URANOPHANE(?) AND URANINITE(?) WERE REPORTED FROM A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF RADIOACTIVE FLOAT ON THE PROPERTY, ESPECIALLY IN THE SILICIFIED, BRECCIATED LIMESTONE
Comment (Workings): SEVERAL LOCATION PITS IN OVERBURDEN
Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED AREA ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Reference (Deposit): US AEC PRELIM RECONN REPORT 3537.
Reference (Deposit): GARSIDE, L.J., 1973, NBMG BULL. 81, P. 70
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.