The Seven Troughs Royal Group ? is a gold and silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,282 feet.
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Elevation: 5,282 Feet (1,610 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.53917, -118.73000
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Seven Troughs Royal Group ? MRDS details
Primary: Seven Troughs Royal Group ?
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 1492
District: Farrell District; Stone House District; Seven Troughs District (Northern Part)
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Kaolinization Of Rhyolite; Opalization Near Contact
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 1492 CONTAINS 2% FE, 0.2% MG, 1.5% CA, 0.15% TI, 100 PPM MN, 0.5 PPM AG, 2000 PPM AS, 50 PPM B, 5000 PPM BA, 5 PPM BE, 10 PPM CR, 15 PPM CU, 70 PPM LA, 15 PPM MO, 5 PPM NI, 70 PPM PB, 100 PPM SB, 7 PPM SC, 150 PPM SR, 5 PPM V, 50 PPM Y, 200 PPM ZR
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): INACTIVE IN 1984
Comment (Deposit): SHAFT SUNK ON SHEAR ZONE IN KAOLINIZED RHYOLITE. WIDE ZONE WITH FE-OXIDE STAIN, (NO QUARTZ SEEN); FE OXIDE STRINGERS 2-3 IN THICK ALONG SHEAR ZONE. WORKINGS ON HILL TO SOUTH EXPOSE CONTACT BETWEEN TWO RHYOLITE FLOWS; BASE FLOW IS BRECCIATED, MODERATELY OPALIZED NEAR CONTACT. FE OXIDE STAINED UPPER FLOW IS BANDED, FRIABLE, MORE EVEN-TEXTURED-NO SIGNS OF MINERALIZATION.
Comment (Workings): OLD SHAFT; OTHER WORKINGS ON HILL TO SOUTH
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1984, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION 7 JUN 84, AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89, PL. I.
Reference (Deposit): SHAMBERGER, H.A., 1972, HISTORIC MINING CAMPS OF NEVADA-SEVEN TROUGHS; NEVADA HISTORICAL PRESS.
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.