NBMG Sample Site 2531

The NBMG Sample Site 2531 is a gold and silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,499 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: NBMG Sample Site 2531  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation: 5,499 Feet (1,676 Meters)

Commodity: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 40.59278, -118.19806

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NBMG Sample Site 2531 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: NBMG Sample Site 2531
Secondary: Unknown Prospect
Secondary: Im Claim Block?


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Imlay District; Humboldt District


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Thrust Fault


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLE 2531 OF CARBONACEOUS PRIDA CARBONATES, SILICIFIED WITH QUARTZ VEIN, PYRITE, IRON OXIDES, CONTAINS 3% FE, 0.5% MG, 2% CA, 0.15% TI, 150 PPM MN, 1000 PPM AS, 0.15 PPM AU (AA ANALYSIS), 50 PPM B, 30 PPM BA, 30 PPM CR, 5 PPM CU, 10 PPM MO, 20 PPM NI, 20 PPM PB, 100 PPM SR, 20 PPM V.


Materials

Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Development): NO ACTIVITY IN 1984

Comment (Location): POOR ACCESSIBILITY BY JEEP TRAIL FROM IMLAY CANYON . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)

Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEINS ALONG THRUST CONTACT. BRECCIATED QUARTZ VEINS AND PODS AND SILICIFICATION ALONG THRUST CONTACT BETWEEN PRIDA AND GRASS VALLEY FM. SIMILAR TO SAMPLE 2529 CARBONACEOUS LIMESTONE WITH DISSEMINATED PYRITE ON DUMP, BRECCIATED VEIN QUARTZ WITH PYRITE AND JASPEROID.

Comment (Workings): CAVED ADIT


References

Reference (Deposit): BONHAM, H.F., JR., 28 AUG 84, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.

Reference (Deposit): SILBERLING, N.J. AND WALLACE, R.E. 1967, USGS MAP GQ-666

Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89, PG. 2

Reference (Deposit): NBMG OFR 85-3, 1985.


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