The Nevada Hills Florence Mine is a mine located in Churchill county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 39.24056, -118.18278
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Nevada Hills Florence Mine MRDS details
Primary: Nevada Hills Florence Mine
Land ownership: Federal
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Basin And Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation, Silicification
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Deposit): THE ORE IS IN BANDS AND BLOTCHES, MANY SILVER SULFIDES. THE ORE RAN ABOUT 100 OZ. SILVER TO 1 OZ. GOLD. THE DEPOSITS SHOW THREE OR MORE PERIODS OF MINERALIZATION. THE VEINS ARE REPLACEMENT VEINS AND CONSIST MAINLY OF QUARTZ AND ALTERED ROCK. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Deposit): REPLACEMENT VEINS OF QUARTZ AND ALTERED ROCK
Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER, F. C., UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON THE CARSON SINK AREA, NEVADA, 1947; NAMG FILES
Reference (Deposit): SHAMBERGER, H. A., 1973, THE STORY OF FAIRVIEW HISTORIC MINING CAMPS OF NEVADA, NO. 5; NEVADA DEPT OF CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND U.S.G.S.
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.