The NBMG Sample Site 3950 is a tungsten mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,299 feet.
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Elevation: 6,299 Feet (1,920 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.46, -118.30528
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NBMG Sample Site 3950 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 3950
Secondary: Jolly Rodger Claims
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: W skarn
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3950 FROM SHAFT DUMP OF SKARN AND QUARTZ VEIN MATERIAL CONTAINS 5% FE, 0.3% MG, 7% CA, 0.1% TI, 5000 PPM MN, 20 PPM BA, 2 PPM BE, 10 PPM CR, 150 PPM CU, 50 PPM MO, 7 PPM NI, 7 PPM SC, 50 PPM SN, 500 PPM V, 500 PPM ZN, 50 PPM ZR.
Comment (Location): IN TRIBUTARY CANYON ON EAST TO LAPLATA CANYON, ABOUT 0.8 MILE ABOVE LAPLATA SITE. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): NO ACTIVITY IN 1986, CLAIMS HAVE LAPSED; AREA IS WITHIN THAT STAKED BY CONOCO IN 1970.
Comment (Deposit): GARNET-RICH SKARN ZONE ALONG IRREGULAR CONTACT ZONE BETWEEN METASEDIMENTS AND GRANITE; WITH CALCITE CLOTS, EPIDOTE, AND MINOR TUNGSTEN. SHAFT AND INCLINE FOLLOW AN IRREGULAR CONTACT BETWEEN SHALE/SILTSTONE AND GRANITE. THE GENERAL TREND OF THE CONTACT IS N 75 W, 35 NE. GARNET-EPIDOTE SKARN HAS FORMED ALONG THE CONTACT.
Comment (Workings): PROSPECT; SHAFT AND INCLINE ALONG WITH TRENCHES AND PROSPECT PITS.
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, & TINGLEY, J.V., NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS, 9 OCT 86
Reference (Deposit): CHURCHILL COUNTY COURTHOUSE RECORDS-RECORDERS OFFICE.
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J., PERSONAL NOTES
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.