The Gold No. 1 Claim is a gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 37.75722, -117.83333
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Gold No. 1 Claim MRDS details
Primary: Gold No. 1 Claim
District: Silver Peak District; (Red Mountain Subdistrict)
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification
Name: Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE
Comment (Location): ROAD POOR THE LAST HALF-MILE ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEINS ALONG A NE STRUCTURE WERE BEING PROSPECTED. THE VEINS AND VEINLETS WERE SMALL, SILICIFIED AND BRECCIATED WITH MINOR IRON-STAINING.
Comment (Workings): PROSPECT PITS
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 1984, FIELD EXAMINATION, 5-20-84
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.