The NBMG Sample Site 3931 is a silver, copper, and molybdenum mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,371 feet.
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Elevation: 5,371 Feet (1,637 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Copper, Molybdenum
Lat, Long: 39.16917, -118.26639
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NBMG Sample Site 3931 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 3931
Secondary: Short Day Claims #8
Secondary: Eleven Mile Adit
District: Mountain Wells District; Laplata 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: Richard Fisk, Laplata Gold Mines
Years: 1986 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1976
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3931 FROM LARGE DUMP OF CAVED ADIT CONTAINS 1% FE, 0.07% MG, 0.15% CA, 0.07% TI, 70 PPM MN, 10 PPM AG, 10 PPM B, 70 PPM BA, 1 PPM BE, 15 PPM BI, 200 PPM CU, 30 PPM MO, 7 PPM NI, 100 PPM PB, 15 PPM V, 10 PPM ZR.
Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: STAKED 1976
Comment (Workings): CAVED ADIT ABOVE LARGE DUMP. ADIT BEARS N 55 E.
Comment (Location): SW SIDE OF ELEVEN MILE CANYON ABOUT 0.5 MILE BELOW RUINS MARKED ON TOPO MAP ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): ACTIVE CLAIMS IN 1986, STAKED IN 1976. NEARBY ROAD-BUILDING AND DRILLING IN RECENT YEARS, BUT NO ACTUAL ACTIVITY ON THE CLAIMS IN 1986, AT TIME OF EXAMINATION
Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEINS CONTAIN PYRITE, MOLYBDENITE, CHALCOPYRITE, AND TETRAHEDRITE. VEINS IN FELSITE NEAR GRANITE CONTACT.
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 8 OCT 86, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): BLM RECORDS, 1986
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 83, 1974, PL. I.
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.