The Trinity Silver Prospect is a silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 40.39667, -118.61028
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Trinity Silver Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Trinity Silver Prospect
Secondary: Seka Claims
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 3282
Secondary: U.S. Borax Prospect
District: Trinity District
Owner Name: U.S. Borax And Chemical Co.
Years: 1987 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: M
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3282 OF "OXIDE ORE"
Comment (Development): DRILLING IN PROGRESS IN 1987, BY U.S. BORAX
Comment (Deposit): BRECCIA ZONES ASSOCIATED WITH RHYOLITE INTRUSIVES WHICH CUT RHYOLITE FLOWS AND METASEDIMENTARY ROCKS. PYRITE AND SILVER SULFIDES ARE DISSEMINATED IN RHYOLITE AND OCCUR AS FRACTURE COATINGS WITH QUARTZ IN THE BRECCIA ZONES; OUTCROP OF ZONE IS OXIDIZED; FRACTURES ARE COATED WITH ORANGE BROWN LIMONITE, BOTRYOIDAL MN OXIDES; VUGS IN THE BRECCIA ARE FILLED WITH LIMONITE AND CLEAR, ACICULAR QUARTZ CRYSTALS. OXIDE ORE ZONE IN SECTION 9 APPEARS TO FOLLOW A NE TREND. THE REPORTED SULFIDE ZONE IN SEC. 10 IS EXPOSED ALONG A NARROW DRAINAGE THAT EXTENDS SOUTH FROM WILLOW CANYON. METASEDIMENTARY ROCK OUTCROPS LIMIT THE EXTENT OF THE DISSEMINATED, RHYOLITE-HOSTED ORE ZONE TO THE NE AND EAST.
Comment (Workings): DRILL ROADS, DRILL SITES, ACCESS ROADS
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1977, NBMG BULL 89, PL. 1.
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1987, UNPUBLISHED DATA FROM REPORT ON KUMIVA PEAK 1:100000 MAP AREA
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V. AND BONHAM, H.F.,JR., 1987, FIELD EXAMINATION REPORT.
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.