Decker Flats Deposit

The Decker Flats Deposit is a silver and gold mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,499 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Decker Flats Deposit  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation: 6,499 Feet (1,981 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 39.16972, -115.67528

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Decker Flats Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Decker Flats Deposit


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: White Pine District (Closest); Cortez Trend


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Basin & Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Carbonate-hosted Au-Ag


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF NIGHTHAWK RIDGE DEPOSIT.

Comment (Deposit): DECKER FLATS IS A LOW GRADE RESOURCE ADJACENT TO THE NIGHTHAWK RIDGE DEPOSIT.

Comment (Deposit): REFER TO RECORD M242961 FOR DATA ON THE ADJACENT NIGHTHAWK RIDGE MINE.


References

Reference (Deposit): CARDEN, J.R., 1991, THE DISCOVERY AND GEOLOGY OF THE NIGHTHAWK RIDGE DEPOSIT AT EASY JUNIOR, WHITE PINE COUNTY, NEVADA, IN GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE GREAT BASIN, RAINES, G.L., ET AL, EDS., THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEVADA, RENO, P. 665-676


Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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.