The NBMG Sample Site 2836 is a silver, lead, and gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,429 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 4,429 Feet (1,350 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Lead, Gold
Lat, Long: 40.535, -118.42583
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NBMG Sample Site 2836 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 2836
District: San Jacinto District
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Description: Shears In Area
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Analytical Data: NBMG SAMPLE 2836 CONTAINS 10 % FE, 0.7 % MG, 15 % CA, 0.05 % TI, 1500 PPM MN, 300 PPM AG, +10000 PPM AS, 500 PPM B, 100 PPM BA, 15 PPM BI, +500 PPM CD, 500 PPM CU, 70 PPM MO, 10 PPM NI, +20000 PPM PB, 5000 PPM SB, 15 PPM SN, 100 PPM SR, 20 PPM V, 20 PPM Y, +10000 PPM ZN, AND 0.8 PPM AU (BY AA ANALYSIS).
Comment (Location): 0.4 MILE WEST OF MAIN POKER BROWN AREA. . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): SOME RECENT STAKING IN VICINITY OF POKER BROWN MINE TO THE EAST.
Comment (Deposit): 6-8 FT VEIN
Comment (Workings): ADIT, PROSPECT PITS
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 13 SEP 84, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION REPORT AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M. G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89.
Reference (Deposit): EARL, PHILLIP I., 30 NOV 86, `POKER' BROWN: IN PURSUIT OF ORE AND CARD GAMES: RENO GAZETTE JOURNAL.
Reference (Deposit): VANDERBURG, W. O., 1936, USBM IC 6902, P. 35.
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.