The Spider and Wasp Prospect is a silver and gold mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,701 feet.
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Elevation: 4,701 Feet (1,433 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 39.47861, -118.10472
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Spider and Wasp Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Spider and Wasp Prospect
Secondary: Spider, Wasp, Long Nel, Patented Claims
Secondary: NBMG Sample Sites 3905, 3906.
District: Wonder District
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Brown, Archie B. And Julia A.
Home Office: P.O. Box 196, Cave Junction, Or 97523
Years: 1986 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Strong Argillization; Silicification
Analytical Data: 300 PPM BA, 1 PPM BE, 20 PPM CU, 100 PPM MO, 150 PPM PB, 150 PPM SB, 10 PPM V, 30 PPM ZR. SAMPLE 3906 CONTAINS 0.3% FE, 0.03% MG, 0.07% TI, 30 PPM MN, 2000 PPM AG, 300 PPM BA, 1.5 PPM BE, 20 PPM CU, 20 PPM MO, 100 PPM PB, 30 PPM ZR, AND 2.1 PPM AU (BY A A ANALYSIS).
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3905 CONTAINS 0.7% FE, 0.03% MG, 0.07% TI, 30 PPM MN, 3000 PPM AG, 10 PPM AU, (8.6 PPM AU BY A A ANALYSIS)
Comment (Location): WEST AND SOUTH OF VICTOR SITE ON TOPO MAP; EAST OF DICKEY PEAK UTM IS TO SAMPLE SITE 3906 ON SPIDER PATENT. SAMPLE 3905 ON THE WASP PATENT HAS UTM N 4370300, E 404800 ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): M.S. #3064, SURVEYED IN 1907, PATENTED IN 1908, AT WHICH TIME IT WAS OWNED BY THE SPIDER-WASP MINING CO.
Comment (Deposit): VEINS, GOUGE ZONES
Comment (Workings): ADIT SHAFT PROSPECTS
Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER, F.C., 1947, UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON CARSON SINK AREA.
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK AND TINGLEY, J.V., 25 SEP 86, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION REPORT AND SAMPLE ANALYSES
Reference (Deposit): CHURCHILL COUNTY RECORDER AND ASSESSOR'S OFFICE, RECORDS.
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.