The Gold Ribbon Rock Mine is a gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,823 feet.
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Elevation: 5,823 Feet (1,775 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.72333, -118.52694
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Gold Ribbon Rock Mine MRDS details
Primary: Gold Ribbon Rock Mine
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 2805
District: Antelope District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Lee Ann Parkinson (From Claim Notice)
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 2805 CONTAINS 5% FE, 1% MG, 7% CA, 0.03% TI, 1500 PPM MN, 1.5 PPM AG, 1000 PPM AS, 30 PPM B, 70 PPM BA, 10 PPM CR, 20 PPM CU, 15 PPM NI, 50 PPM PB, 100 PPM SR, 15 PPM V, 20 PPM Y, 10 PPM ZR.
Comment (Development): APPEARS TO BE ABOUT 50 YEARS OLD
Comment (Location): ACCESSIBLE VIA FAIR ROAD, UNIMPROVED THE LAST 2 MILES . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Deposit): IRON-STAINED QUARTZ VEIN, FAULT CONTROLLED. WORKINGS HAVE EXPLORED THE VEIN ALONG ITS STRIKE FOR A QUARTER MILE, BUT NONE ARE ACCESSIBLE. SAMPLE 2805 WAS TAKEN FROM THE DUMP AT THE MAIN SHAFT AND FROM EXPOSED PORTIONS OF THE VEIN.
Comment (Workings): ONE DEEP SHAFT, SEVERAL SHALLOW SHAFTS AND 5-6 PROSPECTS
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 1984, FIELD EXAMINATION, 9-3-84
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL. 89, 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.