Black Mountain Lode Prospect

The Black Mountain Lode Prospect is a gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Black Mountain Lode Prospect  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation:

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.39639, -119.01250

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Black Mountain Lode Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Mountain Lode Prospect
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 2854


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Blue Wing Area


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Metasedimentary Rock
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLE 2854 CHIPPED FROM A VEIN IN METASEDIMENTS CONTAINS 3% FE, 0.1% MG, 0.15% CA, 0.1% TI, 15 % MN, 5% AG, 100 PPM B, 100 PPM BA, 1 PPM BE, 10 PPM CR , 150 PPM CU, 10 PPM NI, 30 PPM V, 15 PPM Y, 100 PPM ZR.


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)

Comment (Deposit): IRON-STAINED BRECCIATED QUARTZ VEIN IN TRIASSIC METASEDIMENTARY ROCKS

Comment (Workings): EVIDENCE OF HAND AND DOZER WORK; PROSPECT CUTS


References

Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89, PL. 1.

Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1987, UNPUBLISHED DATA, FIELD REPORT, AND SAMPLE ANALYSES FROM KUMIVA PEAK MAP AREA


Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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.