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Dipper Claims South

The Dipper Claims South is a copper mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,119 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: Dipper Claims South  

State:  Nevada

County:  Esmeralda

Elevation: 6,119 Feet (1,865 Meters)

Commodity: Copper

Lat, Long: 37.97917, -117.41444

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Dipper Claims South MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Dipper Claims South


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Nevada
County: Esmeralda
District: Lone Mountain District


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

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


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: Skarn (Tactite)
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcocite
Ore: Melaconite
Ore: Chrysocolla
Gangue: Epidote
Gangue: Garnet


Comments

Comment (Location): UTM IS TO SHAFT IN NW PART OF LARGE CLAIM BLOCK ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)

Comment (Deposit): SHEAR ZONE,APPROX 1 M THICK WITH FE OXIDE-CU OXIDE GOSSAN ALONG SHEAR,CROSSCUTTING OLDER TACTITE ZONE IN METALIMESTONE LENS ALONG BEDDING.COULD BE AU,AG PRESENT

Comment (Workings): INCLINED SHAFT 5-6 M DEEP


References

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 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.