The NBMG Sample Site 2666 is a gold and silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,600 feet.
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Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.74972, -117.95250
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NBMG Sample Site 2666 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 2666
District: Sierra District; Dunglen District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Comment (Workings): 2 OLD VERTICAL SHAFTS, STOPES, STONE CRIBBING IN STOPES
Comment (Location): OLD MINING AREA SOUTH OF TALLULA MINE . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): OLD MINING AREA SOUTH OF TALLULAMINE; ROCK RUIN NORTH OF MINE WORKINGS; NO ACTIVITY AT TIME OF EXAMINATION IN 1985
Comment (Deposit): VERTICAL WHITE QUARTZ VEIN IN GRANODIORITE. VEIN IS 6 INCHES TO 1 FT WIDE WHERE SEEN IN STOPE PILLARS; MILK-WHITE QUARTZ CONTAINS SOME SPOTS OF TETRAHEDRITE.
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 18 JUN 85, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG STAFF, 1985, NBMG OFR 85-3.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL.89, PL.1.
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.