Patience Claims

The Patience Claims is a copper, silver, gold, and barium-barite mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,999 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: Patience Claims  

State:  Nevada

County:  Esmeralda

Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)

Commodity: Copper, Silver, Gold, Barium-Barite

Lat, Long: 37.75917, -117.80500

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Patience Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Patience Claims


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Primary: Barium-Barite
Tertiary: Mercury
Tertiary: Manganese
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Strontium


Location

State: Nevada
County: Esmeralda
District: Silver Peak District; (Red Mountain Subdistrict)


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

Owner Name: Sunshine Mining Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLE FROM SHAFT DUMP AND DOZER CUT SHOWED ANDMALOUS AU (4.2 PPM), AG (700 PPM), HG, MN, AS, BA, CU, SR, WITH MINOR PB, ZN, B, AND BE


Materials

Ore: Barite
Ore: Copper


Comments

Comment (Workings): OLD SHAFT, DOZER CUTS AND RECENT DRILLING SITES

Comment (Deposit): VEIN MATERIAL CONSISTS OF AN FE-MN-STAINED, VUGGY, GOSSAN-LIKE, SILICA-RICH MATRIX WITH BRECCIATION NEAR THE MARGINS AND INTO THE WALLROCK.

Comment (Location): ACCESSIBLE ON FAIR TO GOOD DIRT ROADS ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)

Comment (Development): NEW STAKING (1984)


References

Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 1984, FIELD EXAMINATION, 5-20-84


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.