The Old West Mining Claim 1-30 is a gold mine located in White Pine county, Nevada.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.58417, -114.92750
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Old West Mining Claim 1-30 MRDS details
Primary: Old West Mining Claim 1-30
County: White Pine
Owner Name: Utility Construction Co. Glenn Taylor, E. Ely Newk Claims=Noranda
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Comment (Development): NUMEROUS PROSPECTS & ADITS IN PROSPECT MTN QTZITE.
Comment (Workings): RECENT FLAGGINGS & CLAIM POSTS.
Comment (Geology): PROSPECT MTN QTZITE OUTCROPS ON N FACING SLOPE IN VICINITY OF PROSPECTS & ADITS. THE CLEAN QTZITE IS PINKISH, FINE GRAINED & CONTAINS A FEW COARSE GRAINED PEBBLES, (PINKISH). A QTZ VEIN IS EXPOSED ON SOUTH SIDE OF LOWEST CAVED ADIT. VEIN STRIKES N-S IS IN PART BRECCIATED & IN EXCESS OF 5FT WIDE. VEIN MATERIAL IS OF WHITE MASSIVE QTZ WITH A SPRINKLING OF SULFIDES (PYRITE) WHICH ARE MOSTLY OXIDIZED.
Reference (Deposit): OBSERVATION
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.