The NBMG Sample Site 2820 is a silver and gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,479 feet.
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Elevation: 5,479 Feet (1,670 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 40.45417, -118.79111
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NBMG Sample Site 2820 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 2820
Secondary: Part of Fairview Group?
District: Seven Troughs District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Intense Bleaching And Chertification, Opalization.
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 2820 OF OPALIZED SULFIDE-BEARING MATERIAL FROM THE DUMP CONTAINS 5 % FE, 1 % MG, 2 % CA, 0.1 % TI, 500 PPM MN, 2 PPM AG, 20 PPM B, 1500 PPM BA, 1 PPM BE, 50 PPM CR, 10 PPM CU, 7 PPM MO, 7 PPM NI, 20 PPM PB, 5 PPM SC, 100 PPM SR, 30 PPM V, 15 PPM Y, 100 PPM ZR, AND 1.3 PPM AU (BY AA ANALYSIS).
Comment (Workings): SHAFT AND OTHER WORKINGS
Comment (Deposit): WORKINGS ARE ON A MAJOR FAULT ZONE WITH INTENSE BLEACHING AND ALTERATION INCLUDING CHERTIFICATION AND ALTERATION.
Comment (Location): ABOUT 0.6 MILE NNE OF MAIN FAIRVIEW MINE WORKINGS. . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): AREA JUST TO SOUTH WAS STAKED IN 1906 WITH MORE STAKING, SAMPLING, MAPPING, AND DRILLING AND TRENCHING DONE 1984.
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 6 SEP 84, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M. G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89.
Reference (Deposit): MINE SEARCH ANNUAL, 1984-1985, VOL VII, P. 222-224; METALS ECONOMICS GROUP, BOULDER, CO.
Reference (Deposit): PRESS CLIPPINGS, 1984-1985.
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.