The NBMG Sample Site 3939 is a molybdenum mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,928 feet.
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Elevation: 5,928 Feet (1,807 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.45889, -118.27167
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NBMG Sample Site 3939 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 3939
District: Mountain Wells District; Laplata District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Kaolinization Of Gouge Zone
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3939 FROM OUTCROP ABOVE ADIT PORTAL CONTAINS 1.5% FE, 0.2% MG, 0.07% CA, 0.3% TI, 70 PPM MN, 10 PPM B, 1000 PPM BA, 7 PPM CU, 150 PPM MO, 20 PPM PB, 5 PPM SC, 300 PPM SR, 30 PPM V, 150 PPM ZR.
Comment (Location): IN EAST-SIDE TRIBUTARY CANYON TO ELEVENMILE CANYON ABOUT ONE MILE NORTH OF THE RUINS SHOWN ON TOPO MAP ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): NO ACTIVITY AT TIME OF EXAMINATION IN 1986
Comment (Deposit): KAOLINIZED QUARTZ VEIN WITH MINOR IRON STAIN. ADIT WAS DRIVEN ON A 3-4 FT WIDE BAND OF QUARTZ STRINGERS IN A WHITE, PUNKY MASS OF GOUGE OCCUPYING A N-S FAULT ZONE
Comment (Workings): SMALL CAVED ADIT
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, TINGLEY, J.V., NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS, 8 OCT 86.
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.