The Treasure Hill Claim #1177 is a gold and silver mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,311 feet.
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Elevation: 4,311 Feet (1,314 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 39.47222, -118.12667
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Treasure Hill Claim #1177 MRDS details
Primary: Treasure Hill Claim #1177
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 3924
District: Wonder District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Owner Name: Einar Erickson'S Group
Years: 1986 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3924 CONTAINED 1.5% FE, 0.03% MG, 0.15% CA, 0.15% TI, 30 PPM MN, 1500 PPM BA, 5 PPM CU, 30 PPM LA, 50 PPM MO, 70 PPM PB, 30 PPM SN, 10 PPM Y, 150 PPM ZR.
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 3924 CHIPPED FROM AN EXPOSURE OF ONE OF A SERIES OF PARALLEL QUARTZ VEINS EXPOSED IN SHALLOW PROSPECT PITS
Comment (Location): NORTH OF RED TOP GULCH; ACCESSIBLE ON FOOT ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): NO ACTIVITY AT TIME OF EXAMINATION IN 1986. STAKED BY ERICKSON'S GROUP IN 1979; CLAIMS STILL VALID
Comment (Workings): ONE OLD SHAFT AND SEVERAL PROSPECTS
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.