The NBMG Sample Site 3875 is a lead, silver, and zinc mine located in Churchill county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Lead, Silver, Zinc
Lat, Long: 39.3325, -118.12000
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NBMG Sample Site 3875 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 3875
District: Chalk Mountain District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Name: Plutonic Rock
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Name: Plutonic Rock
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3875 OF DUMP MATERIAL CONTAINS 15% FE, 3% MG, 5% CA, 0.1% TI, 300 PPM MN, 20 PPM AG, 30 PPM B, 50 PPM BA, 1.5 PPM BE, 150 PPM CD, 50 PPM CR, 70 PPM CU, 100 PPM MO, 20000 PPM PB, 70 PPM V, 150 PPM W, +10000 PPM ZN, 50 PPM ZR.
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Workings): SHAFTS, CROSSCUT ADIT
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 22 SEP 86, NBMG SAMPLE ANALYSIS AND FIELD EXAMINATION
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 83, 1974, 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.