The Torix Claim is a silver and gold mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,161 feet.
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Elevation: 5,161 Feet (1,573 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 39.17139, -118.20944
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Torix Claim MRDS details
Primary: Torix Claim
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 3808
District: Fairview District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.
Owner Name: Richard Taylor And Sandra Torix
Home Office: 308 N. Sherman, Okmulgee, Ok, 7447
Years: 1986 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3808 CHIPPED FROM OUTCROP CONTAINS 3% FE, 0.15% MG, 0.07% CA, 0.2% TI, 300 PPM MN, 7 PPM AG, 10 PPM B, 1500 PPM BA, 3 PPM BE, 5 PPM CO, 10 PPM CR, 20 PPM CU, 20 PPM LA, 50 PPM MO, 30 PPM PB, 5 PPM SC, 200 PPM SR, 50 PPM V, 10 PPM Y, 200 PPM ZR.
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): CURRENT CLAIM LOCATED 4/6/82, ASSESSMENT CURRENT. RECENT STAKING AND SAMPLING IN AREA BY TENNECO
Comment (Deposit): N-S VEIN SYSTEM; SHAFT WAS SUNK ON A N 35 E, 70 SE VEIN CONSISTING OF HIGHLY ALTERED RHYOLITE AND SILICIFIED WELDED TUFF. MINOR MINERALIZATION
Comment (Workings): SHAFT
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK AND TINGLEY, J.V., 9 SEP 86, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.
Reference (Deposit): USDI, BLM, MINING CLAIM RECORDS AND FILES
Reference (Deposit): CHURCHILL CO. RECORDER, MINING CLAIM RECORDS.
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.