The NBMG Sample Site 3815 is a silver and gold mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,269 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.
Elevation: 5,269 Feet (1,606 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 39.15778, -118.19278
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NBMG Sample Site 3815 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 3815
Secondary: Rex #13 Claim
District: Fairview District
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.
Owner Name: Spectrum Exploration, Le Roi Spriggs
Home Office: Hawthorne, NV
Years: 1986 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Highly Altered Rhyolite
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3815 CONTAINS 0.7% FE, 0.15% MG, 0.05% CA, 0.07% TI, 30 PPM MN, 15 PPM AG, 15 PPM B, 300 PPM BA, 1.5 PPM BE, 7 PPM CU, 200 PPM MO, 20 PPM PB, 70 PPM V, 30 PPM ZR.
Comment (Location): N. SIDE BELL CANYON, WEST OF NEVADA CROWN MINE AREA ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): REX CLAIMS FILED AFTER 1982 CLOSURE. AREA RECENTLY SAMPLED BY TENNECO/ECHO BAY
Comment (Deposit): PROSPECT ON A SHEAR IN HIGHLY ALTERED RHYOLITE
Comment (Workings): SHALLOW PROSPECTS
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK AND TINGLEY, J.V., 9 SEP 86, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION REPORT AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): USDI, BLM, MINING CLAIM FILES AND RECORDS.
Reference (Deposit): CHURCHILL COUNTY RECORDER, MINING CLAIM RECORDS.
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.