The West Job Canyon-South is a gold, lead, zinc, silver, and copper mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,001 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.
Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Lead, Zinc, Silver, Copper
Lat, Long: 39.63944, -118.25750
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West Job Canyon-South MRDS details
Primary: West Job Canyon-South
District: Cox Canyon (Ixl)
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Description: Veins Trend Approx. E-W
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Oligocene
Comment (Location): UTM TAKEN FROM WESTERNMOST OF 3'X'S ON COX CYN. 7.5. TOPO.
Reference (Deposit): JOHN, D.A., AND SHERLOCK, M.G., 1991, MAP SHOWING MINES AND PROSPECTS IN THE RENO 1X2 QUAD., NV AND CA, USGS MF 2154-B, P. 12, SYMBOL Z4
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.