The NBMG Sample Site 3847 is a silver and gold mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,699 feet.
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Elevation: 5,699 Feet (1,737 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 39.23972, -118.17028
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NBMG Sample Site 3847 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 3847
Secondary: Ohio, Ohio No. 1 Patents
Secondary: Nevada Hills Extension Mine.
Land ownership: Private
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: Scheve, William R. (Ohio Patent)
Home Office: 2101 145th St, #6, Lomita, Ca 90717
Owner Name: Rex Gates, Et Al. (Ohio No. 1 Patent)
Home Office: Rte 6 Box 94, S. Mission, Tx, 78572
Years: 1986 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1906
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Strongly Oxidized
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3847 OF VEIN MATERIAL CONTAINS 1% FE, 0.3% MG, 0.15% CA, 0.15% TI, 700 PPM MN, 5 PPM AG, 1000 PPM BA, 1.5 PPM BE, 50 PPM CU, 20 PPM LA, 5 PPM MO, 150 PPM PB, 300 PPM SR, 30 PPM V, 150 PPM ZR.
Comment (Location): PROPERTY ADJOINS NEVADA HILLS MINE ON THE SOUTH ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): PATENTED IN 1909 AT WHICH TIME THE CLAIMS WERE OWNED BY NEVADA HILLS EXTENSION MINING CO. NO ACTIVITY IN 1986.
Comment (Deposit): WORKINGS ARE ALONG A QUARTZ VEIN WITHIN A FAULT HOSTED IN ANDESITE/DACITE. IRON-STAINED QUARTZ HAD NO VISIBLE MINERALIZATION AND ASSAYED ONLY MINOR BASE METAL VALUES
Comment (Workings): SMALL SHAFT AND TRENCHING.
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, AND TINGLEY, J.V., 12 SEP 86, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 83, 1974, P. 71-74.
Reference (Deposit): CHURCHILL COUNTY RECORDER, MINING CLAIM RECORDS.
Reference (Deposit): USDI, BLM, 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.