The NBMG Sample Site 3923 is a gold and silver mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,419 feet.
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Elevation: 4,419 Feet (1,347 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 39.4725, -118.12306
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NBMG Sample Site 3923 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 3923
Secondary: Also On Treasure Hill Claim #1177
District: Wonder 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
Description: Shear Zone
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3923 CONTAINED 1.5% FE, 0.07% MG, 0.07% TI, 50 PPM MN, 7 PPM AG, 20 PPM B, 1000 PPM BA, 20 PPM CU, 300 PPM MO, 5 PPM NI, 50 PPM PB, 100 PPM ZR.
Comment (Development): NO ACTIVITY AT TIME OF EXAMINATION IN 1986. STAKED BY ERICKSON'S GROUP IN 1979; CLAIMS STILL VALID.
Comment (Deposit): WORKINGS EXPLORE A SHEAR ZONE THAT CONTAINS CONVERGING QUARTZ VEINS. A SECOND LARGE QUARTZ VEIN 2-4 FT WIDE BEARS MORE E-W. COUNTRY ROCK IS HIGHLY ALTERED RHYOLITE, WITH LOCAL OUTCROPS OF ASH-FLOW TUFF. SAMPLE 3923 COLLECTED FROM THE SHAFT DUMP.
Comment (Workings): ONE OLD SHAFT AND SEVERAL PROSPECTS
Comment (Location): NORTH OF RED TOP GULCH; ACCESSIBLE ON FOOT ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 6 OCT 86, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 83, 1974. PL. 1.
Reference (Deposit): USDI, BLM, MINING CLAIM RECORDS AND FILES.
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.