The NBMG Sample Site 3933 is a molybdenum, silver, and copper mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,620 feet.
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Elevation: 5,620 Feet (1,713 Meters)
Commodity: Molybdenum, Silver, Copper
Lat, Long: 39.43806, -118.27389
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NBMG Sample Site 3933 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 3933
Secondary: Short Day Claims
District: Mountain Wells District; Laplata District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Richard Fisk, Laplata Gold Mines
Years: 1986 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1976
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3933 FROM SHAFT DUMP CONTAINS 0.5% FE, 0.2% FE, 10 PPM MN, 150 PPM AG, 15 PPM B, 1000 PPM BI, 3000 PPM CU, 150 PPM MO, 5 PPM NI, 700 PPM PB, 700 PPM SB, 0.1 PPM AU (BY A A ANALYSIS).
Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEIN CUTS FELSITE AND ANDESITE; STRUCTURE NOT WELL-EXPOSED. VEIN MATERIAL ON DUMP CONSISTS OF WHITE QUARTZ WITH TETRAHEDRITE, CU OXIDES, MOLYBDENITE AND OTHER SULFIDES
Comment (Location): ON TOP OF RIDGE ON SW SIDE OF ELEVEN MILE CANYON ABOUT 0.5 MILE SOUTH OF RUINS SHOWN ON TOPO MAP. ACCESSIBLE VIA ROAD FROM BLACK SPRINGS. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): RECENT DRILLING ON ACTIVE CLAIMS STAKED IN 1976; RECENT ROAD BUILDING.
Comment (Workings): DEEP OLDER SHAFT, RECENT DRILLING; SHAFT NOW FLOODED; RECENT ROAD-BUILDING
Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: STAKED 1976
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 8 OCT 86, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS
Reference (Deposit): USDI., 1986, BLM MINING CLAIM RECORD.
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.