The Creore Mine is a lead, copper, and silver mine located in Churchill county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Lead, Copper, Silver
Lat, Long: 39.63444, -118.21306
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Creore Mine MRDS details
Primary: Creore Mine
Secondary: Crehore Mine
District: Ixl Canyon
Land ownership: Federal
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Owner Name: L. W. Crehore
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Location): LOCATION IS FOR LABELED SHAFT SYMBOL FOR CREORE MINE ON IXL CANYON 7.5'QUAD MAP.
Comment (Development): ECON.COM: L.W. CREHORE IS SAID TO HAVE SHIPPED 50 TONS OF ORE THAT RAN 31.9% LEAD, 4.2% COPPER AND 13.2 OZ. SILVER TO THE TON, AND 90 TONS OF ORE OF SIMILAR GRADE WAS BLOCKED OUT OF THE MINE.
Comment (Workings): MINE ENTRANCE IS A 40 FT. SHAFT ENDING WITH DRIFTS AT THE BOTTOM IN ORE.
Comment (Deposit): FIELD NOTES FROM PAT DODD FLYNN (NBMG), AUGUST 1980.
Reference (Deposit): CREORE MINE; IXL CANYON MINING DISTRICT; CHURCHILL COUNTY, NBMG UNPUBLISHED (TINGLEY) MINING DISTRICT FILES.
Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER, F.C. UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON THE CARSON SINK AREA, NEVADA, 1947: NBMG FILES.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.