The NBMG Sample Site 3936 is a gold and silver mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,928 feet.
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Elevation: 5,928 Feet (1,807 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 39.46722, -118.27833
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NBMG Sample Site 3936 MRDS details
Primary: NBMG Sample Site 3936
Secondary: 1-Mile Claims
Secondary: Mile 1 Lode
District: Mountain Wells District; Laplata 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: S. Chapney'S, C. Gardner And Reynolds Of Fallon
Years: 1986 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1986
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLE 3936 CHIPPED FROM VEIN IN ALTERED RHYOLITE BRECCIA CONTAINS 0.7% FE, 0.3% MG, 0.05% CA, 0.3% TI, 30 PPM MN, 2 PPM AG, 300 PPM AS, 0.2 PPM AU, 20 PPM B, 700 PPM BA, 1.5 PPM BE, 10 PPM CR, 7 PPM CU, 30 PPM MO, 20 PPM LA, 10 PPM PB, 5 PPM SC, 70 PPM V, 150 PPM ZR.
Comment (Location): ON EAST SIDE OF ELEVEN MILE CANYON ABOUT 1.5 MILES NORTH OF THE RUINS SHOWN ON THE TOPO MAP ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): ACTIVE CLAIMS STAKED AUGUST 1986
Comment (Deposit): VEIN IN ALTERED RHYOLITE BRECCIA WITH SULFIDES IN THE MATRIX. HIGHLY BRECCIATED VEIN
Comment (Workings): SMALL PROSPECT EAST OF THE SHAFT
Reference (Deposit): CHURCHILL COUNTY RECORDER RECORDS
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 83, 1974, PL. 1.
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, TINGLEY, J.V., 8 OCT 86, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS
Reference (Deposit): USDI, BLM, 1986 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.