The NBMG Sample Site 2815 is a gold and silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,446 feet.
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Elevation: 5,446 Feet (1,660 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.51833, -118.74083
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NBMG Sample Site 2815 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 2815
Secondary: Irish Rose Claim
District: Farrell District; Stone House District; Seven Troughs District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1907
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 2815 OF METASEDIMENTS NEAR DIKE CONTAINS 7% FE, 5% MG, 5% CA, 1% TI, 1500 PPM MN, 1 PPM AG, 50 PPM B, 700 PPM BA, 1 PPM BE, 10 PPM BI, 20 PPM CO, 150 PPM CR, 100 PPM CU, 70 PPM NI, 20 PPM PB, 15 PPM SC, 500 PPM SR, 200 PPM V, 30 PPM Y, 200 PPM ZR.
Comment (Development): INACTIVE AT TIME OF EXAMINATION IN 1984; PROBABLY ACTIVE IN EARLY DAYS OF THE DAMP ABOUT 1907.
Comment (Deposit): WORKINGS ARE ALONG A NW-TRENDING STRUCTURE
Comment (Workings): ONE ADIT AND MANY PROSPECTS
Comment (Location): ABOUT 0.75 MILE SW OF FARRELL SITE . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 4 SEP 84, FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89, PL. 1
Reference (Deposit): SHAMBERGER, H.A., 1972, HISTORIC MINING CAMPS OF NEVADA; SEVEN TROUGHS: NEVADA HISTORICAL PRESS, CARSON CITY, NV.
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.