Hot Onion Group

The Hot Onion Group is a silver and gold mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,849 feet.

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: Hot Onion Group  

State:  Nevada

County:  Churchill

Elevation: 4,849 Feet (1,478 Meters)

Commodity: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 39.27333, -118.15694

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Hot Onion Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hot Onion Group


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: Churchill
District: Fairview District


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

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Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): UTM TO CENTRAL AREA OF CLAIM BLOCK ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)


References

Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER, F.C., 1947, UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON THE CARSON SINK AREA; USGS OFR.

Reference (Deposit): NBMG MINING DISTRICT FILE 7, 1906, CLAIM MAP OF THE FAIRVIEW DISTRICT

Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 83, 1974, PL. I.


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.