The Wild Horse Group is a silver mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,000 feet.
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Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.45167, -118.10611
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Wild Horse Group MRDS details
Primary: Wild Horse Group
Secondary: NBMG Sample Sites 3900, 3901
Secondary: Wild Horse, Wild Horse No. 2, Wild Horse No. 3 Claims
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.
Owner Name: Edward Benane
Years: 1907 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Strong Argillization; Silicification
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3900 SELECTED FROM DUMPS CONTAINS 1.5% FE, 0.05% MG, 5% CA, 0.07% TI, 700 PPM MN, 700 PPM AG, 700 PPM BA, 1000 PPM CU, 20 PPM MO, 3000 PPM PB, 20 PPM V, 15 PPM Y, 100 PPM ZR, AND 0.2 PPM AU (BY A A ANALYSIS), 0.02 PPM HG. SAMPLE 3901 CHIPPED FROM OUTCROP OF SILICIFIED RHYOLITE INTRUSIVE CONTAINS 1% FE, 0.03% MG, 3% CA, 0.07% TI, 70 PPM MN, 1000 PPM AG, 700 PPM BA, 200 PPM CU, 10 PPM MO, 500 PPM PB, 10 PPM V, 50 PPM ZR, AND 0.05 PPM AU BY A A ANALYSIS, 0.04 PPM HG.
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): MINERAL SURVEY NO. 2906, SURVEYED IN 1907 BUT NOT PATENTED
Comment (Deposit): SILICIFIED RHYOLITE
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK AND TINGLEY, J.V., 24 SEP 86, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): WILLDEN AND SPEED, 1974, NBMG BULL 83.
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.