The Dewdrop #2 Prospect is a tungsten and copper mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Tungsten, Copper
Lat, Long: 40.01306, -119.12389
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Dewdrop #2 Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Dewdrop #2 Prospect
District: Juniper Range District
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: W skarn
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Comment (Development): DEWDROP #2 LOCATION NOTICE DATED 1976
Comment (Deposit): CUT EXPOSES BANDED MARBLEIZED LIMESTONE AND GARNET TACTITE. 3 TACTITE BANDS EXPOSED IN CUT ARE SEPARATED BY BLUE CHLORITIC MATERIAL. TACTITE IS LACED WITH BLUISH WHITE QUARTZ VEINS 2-3 INCHES THICK. TACTITE BANDS ARE MAINLY RED - BROWN GARNET, EPIDOTE WITH CLOTS OF QUARTZ AND SOME CALCITE. SOME EPIDOTE CRYSTALS ARE UP TO 2 INCHES LONG, FLAT-GROWING ON FRACTURE SURFACES. CHLORITIC HORNFELS IS COPPER-STANINED. GRANITE OUTCROPS ON WEST, NORTH AND SOUTH OF CUT; METASEDIMENTS PROBABLY REPRESENT A SHALLOW ROOF PENDANT IN GRANITE.
Comment (Workings): OPEN CUT 40 FT BY 10 FT; SEVERAL SMALL PITS
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1987, UNPUBLISHED DATA ON KUMIVA PEAK 1:100000 MAP AREA
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 89, 1977, 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.