The Clara B. #1 Claim is a lead, silver, gold, and uranium mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,490 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 6,490 Feet (1,978 Meters)
Commodity: Lead, Silver, Gold, Uranium
Lat, Long: 37.97917, -117.47361
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Clara B. #1 Claim MRDS details
Primary: Clara B. #1 Claim
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 1.
District: Lone Mountain District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Stockwork
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Feld Spathification
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 1 ASSAYED 6.1 PPM CU, 10.7 PPM ZN, 25 PPM PB, 3.2 PPM MO, 1.9 PPM W, 16 PPB AU, 0.33 PPM AG, 0.6 PPM U.
Comment (Deposit): AREA OF ALTERATION AND IRON STAINING IN OUTCROP OF LONE MOUNTAIN GRANITE ALONG FRACTURE ZONE. NARROW DIKE WITH PINK K-FELDSPAR FOLLOWS A PORTION OF FRACTURE ZONE. LIMONITE COATINGS ON FRACTURES, SOME LIMONITE"POINTS IN WALL ROCK. AREA COULD BE ALTERED LONE MOUNTAIN GRANITE OR COULD BE PART OF ANOTHER SMALL INTRUSIVE BODY. SAMPLES TAKEN FROM AREA ARE SLIGHTLY RADIOACTIVE.
Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY,J.V., 1979, FIELD EXAMINATION
Reference (Deposit): ALBERS,J.P. AND STEWART,J.H., 1972, NBMG BULL 78.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG OFR 83-8, 83-11, 1983
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.