The Stone House Canyon Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,398 feet.
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Elevation: 6,398 Feet (1,950 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.51917, -118.78056
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Stone House Canyon Mine MRDS details
Primary: Stone House Canyon Mine
Secondary: Glitra Claim
Secondary: Midas Well Claim
Secondary: NBMG Sample Sites 1487, 2814
District: Farrell District; Stone House District; Northern Part Of Seven Troughs District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Saga Exploration Winnemucca, Nv.
Years: 1984 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Kaolinization Of Granodiorite Near Contact With Rhyolite
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 1487 OF VEIN MATERIAL CONTAINS 1% FE, 0.3% MG, 0.05% CA, 0.02% TI, 50 PPM MN, 300 PPM AG, 100 PPM AU, 30 PPM B, 300 PPM BA, 2 PPM BE, 10 PPM CR, 5 PPM CU, 10 PPM NI, 100 PPM SR, 15 PPM V. SAMPLE 2814 OF VEIN MATERIAL FROM BENCHES AND ADIT CONTAINS 1.5% FE, 0.2% MG, 0.05% CA, 0.03% TI, 100 PPM MN, 1 PPM AG, 150 PPM B, 1000 PPM BA, 2 PPM BE, 10 PPM CR, 10 PPM CU, 7 PPM MO, 10 PPM NI, 10 PPM PB, 30 PPM V, AND 0.15 PPM AU (AA ANALYSIS).
Comment (Location): UTM IS FOR SAMPLE SITE 1487 ON SADDLE ABOVE CREEK. UTM OF SAMPLE SITE 2814 IN CREEK IS N 4486780, E 349190 . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Deposit): MASSIVE WHITE CHALCEDONIC QUARTZ VEINS WHICH OCCUR NEAR THE BOUNDARY OF A RHYOLITE DIKE OR PLUG AND GRANODIORITE. GRANODIORITE IS HIGHLY FE OCIDE STAINED AND KAOLINIZED AT THE CONTACT QUARTZ DISPLAYS COCKSCOMB STRUCTURE, AREAS OF QUARTZ AFTER CALCITE. MASSIVE VEIN 2-3 FT WIDE AT SAMPLE SITE 1487 TRENDS N 5 E DIPS 60 E; VEIN IS IN ONE WALL OF A 100-150-FT WIDE RHYOLITE DIKE. WHITE QUARTZ PARALLELS THE WALLS OF THE DIKE, WITH SOME FINE-GRAINED PYRITE IN BANDS IN THE QUARTZ.
Comment (Workings): CAVED ADIT AT CREEK LEVEL, BENCHES OF DOZER CUTS ON SOUTH SIDE OF CANYON, DRILL HOLES ALONG VEIN TREND, 2 CABINS IN GOOD SHAPE AND AN EXCELLENT SPRING. ADIT BEARS N 15 W, 45 W
Comment (Development): AREA STAKED 4 JUN 84 BY SAGA EXPLORATION OF WINNEMUCCA, NV
Reference (Deposit): OBSERVATION
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.