The Queenstake's North Structure is a silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,001 feet.
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Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.33194, -117.50028
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Queenstake's North Structure MRDS details
Primary: Queenstake's North Structure
Secondary: Mt. Tobin Gold-Silver Property
District: Mount Tobin District
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.
Owner Name: Queenstake Resources Ltd
Years: 1984 -
Owner Name: Option By Frm Minerals (First Mississippi Corp)
Years: 1984 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Hot-spring Au-Ag
Description: Thrust Fault
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): 124 UNPATENTED CLAIMS ACQUIRED BY QUEENSTAKE RESOURCES LTD.
Comment (Deposit): SOIL SAMPLES ACROSS A MINERALIZED ZONE THAT IS CONCORDANT WITH THE ENCLOSING CHERTS, SHALES AND LIMESTONES HAVE OUTLINED A COINCIDENT PB-ZN-AG ANOMALY RANGING IN WIDTH FROM 100 TO 450 FT OVER A POSSIBLE STRIKE LENGTH OF AS MUCH AS 3000 FT. THE MODE OF OCCURRENCE AND THE TYPE OF ALTERATION AND MINERALIZATION SUGGEST A VOLCANOGENIC ORIGIN
Reference (Deposit): NBMG STAFF, 1985, NBMG OFR 85-3.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89.
Reference (Deposit): UNPUBLISHED REPORT BY QUEENSTAKE RESOURCES, LTD, 1984 ON THE MT. TOBIN SILVER-GOLD PROPERTY.
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.