The NBMG Sample Site 3949 is a silver, copper, and molybdenum mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,348 feet.
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Elevation: 6,348 Feet (1,935 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Copper, Molybdenum
Lat, Long: 39.45944, -118.30639
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NBMG Sample Site 3949 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 3949
Secondary: Jolly Rodger Claims
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: Sericitization Of Granite
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3949 OF VEIN MATERIAL NEAR SHAFT AND ALONG TRENCH, CONTAINS 1% FE, 0.03% MG, 0.15% CA, 30 PPM MN, 700 PPM AG, 1000 PPM BI, 7000 PPM CU, 500 PPM MO, 5000 PPM PB, 15 PPM V.
Comment (Location): ON RIDGE ON EAST SIDE OF LAPLATA CANYON ABOUT 0.7 MILE ABOVE LAPLATA SITE ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Workings): SHAFT, TRENCH ON TOP OF HILL
Comment (Development): CLAIMS INACTIVE; NO ACTIVITY AT TIME OF EXAMINATION IN OCT, 1986; IN AREA OF CLAIM BLOCK STAKED BY CONOCO IN 1970 AS A CU-MO PROSPECT
Comment (Deposit): 1.5 FT QUARTZ VEIN EXPOSED IN A SHEAR ZONE NEAR A SHAFT, ALONG A TRENCH
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, & TINGLEY, J.V., 9 OCT 86, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1986, PERSONAL NOTES
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 83, 1974, PL. 1.
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.