The Big Nugget placer claim is a gold mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming.
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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.
Lat, Long: 42.43917, -108.56806
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Big Nugget placer claim MRDS details
Primary: Big Nugget placer claim
Secondary: Big Nugget Claim
District: Atlantic City-South Pass District: Sweetwater District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Placer Au
Comment (Workings): FIVE "GOOD-SIZED" NUGGETS RECOVERED
Reference (Deposit): Hausel, 1989, WGS Bull. 68, 248 p.
Reference (Deposit): GSW RI 23, P. 13.
Reference (Deposit): GSW BULL 50, P. 86.
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