The Omaniimalnia Claim is a mercury mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 40.13667, -118.14389
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Omaniimalnia Claim MRDS details
Primary: Omaniimalnia Claim
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 2675
District: Antelope Springs District; Relief 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
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Hot-spring Hg
Description: Nw- Striking Faults, N-S Striking Faults
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Deposit): WIDE BRECCIA ALONG VERTICAL SHEAR ZONE IN LIMESTONE AND FISSILE SHALE. UPPER CUT IS IN LIMESTONE; LOWER IN SHALE. BRECCIA IS COMPOSED OF FRAGMENTS OF SILICIFIED LIMESTONE AND SHALE CEMENTED BY QUARTZ WITH SOME CALCITE. THE BRECCIA IS VUGGY, HAS BRIGHT RED CINNABAR IN SOME FRAGMENTS. A FRACTURE CUTTING THE BRECCIA IS LINED WITH A THICK COATING OF MALACHITE AND CALCITE. BRECCIA FOR 1 TO 2 INCHES AWAY FROM FRACTURE IS HEAVY WITH LIMONITE AND DISSEMINATED CINNABAR.
Comment (Workings): OPEN CUT AND SHORT ADIT
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1985, FIELD EXAMINATION, JUNE 20, 1985.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89, P. 48-49, PL.I.
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.