The NBMG Sample Site 2804 is a gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,184 feet.
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Elevation: 5,184 Feet (1,580 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.74083, -118.62361
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NBMG Sample Site 2804 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 2804
Secondary: NBMG Samplesite 2802
District: Scossa 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: Mark Steen -Name On Local Claim Notice
Years: 1983 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Analytical Data: 100 PPM B, 1000 PPM BA, 2 PPM BE, 70 PPM CR, 100 PPM CU, 10 PPM MO, 10 PPM NI, 200 PPM SB, 7 PPM SC, 700 PPM SR, 200 PPM V, 10 PPM Y, 70 PPM ZR.
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 2804 FROM DUMPS AND FROM VEIN CONTAINS 10% FE, 0.3% MG, 0.2% CA, 0.1% TI, 20 PPM MN, 500 PPM AG, 1000 PPM AS, 0.2 PPM AU (BY AA ANALYSIS)
Comment (Location): ABOUT 2 MILES WNW OF MAIN SCOSSA MINE AREA. ACCESSIBLE BY POOR ROAD. . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): DRILLING WITHIN LAST 6 MONTHS (1984)
Comment (Deposit): VEIN IN QUARTZ BRECCIA AND PHYLLITE; THE SHAFTS ARE OLD, PARTIALLY TIMBERED AND IN POOR REPAIR. VEIN HAS A GOSSAN-LIKE ALTERATION IN PLACES AND APPEARS TO BE FAULT-CONTROLLED.
Comment (Workings): OLD SHAFTS AND WORKINGS HAVE BEEN DISRUPTED BY CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS AND DRILLING SITES WITHIN THE PAST 6 MONTHS (1984). OLD SHAFTS PARTIALLY TIMBERED AND IN POOR REPAIR
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 3 SEP 84, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG STAFF, 1985, NBMG OFR 85-3.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89, PC. 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.