The NBMG Sample Site 1964 is a silver and gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 37.24667, -117.36750
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NBMG Sample Site 1964 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 1964
District: Tokop District; Gold Mountain District
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Contact Metamorphic
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Alteration Is Limited To Within 20 Feet Of The Contact
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE OF VEIN MATERIAL ON DUMPS WAS ANOMALOUS IN CU,PB, ZN WITH 15 PPM AG.
Comment (Location): ACCESSIBLE BY FAIR DIRT ROAD THE LAST 0.5 MILE ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): NO ACTIVITY IN 1984
Comment (Deposit): WORKINGS ARE ALONG A CONTACT BETWEEN SEDIMENTS AND A STRONGLY WEATHERED QUARTZ MONZONITE.
Comment (Workings): 2 TIMBERED SHAFTS, ONE CAVED ADIT
Reference (Deposit): QUADE,JACK,1984, FIELD EXAMINATION, 4-19-84
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.