Flagstaff Tunnel Tunnel

The Flagstaff Tunnel Tunnel is a gold mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada.

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Mine Info

Name: Flagstaff Tunnel Tunnel  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation:

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.4525, -114.76667

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Flagstaff Tunnel Tunnel MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Flagstaff Tunnel Tunnel
Secondary: Apex
Secondary: June
Secondary: Boss
Secondary: Flagstaff No. 2 Claims


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Barium-Barite
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Delamar (Ferguson) District District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1898
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Postmineral Fractures


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification Of Breccia Zone.


Rocks

Name: Plutonic Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Plutonic Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Early Cambrian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Calcite
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Barite


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1982 1982

Comment (Deposit): ANOTHER SET OF FRACTURES TRENDS N20-30W, DIP 65-80SW

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS UNDERLIE GROUP OF OVERLAPPING PATENTED CLAIMS-APEX, JUNE, FLAGSTAFF, NO. 2 AND BOSS. PLAN OF WORKINGS AVAILABLE IN CALLAGHAN, 1937. THE ADIT CONNECTS WITH THE SHAFT ABOUT 350 FT IN FROM PORTAL. DRIFTS, CROSSCUTS, RAISES, WINZES, STOPES EXIST. THE ADIT CONNECTS WITH THE SHAFT ABOUT 350 FT IN FROM PORTAL. DRIFTS, CROSSCUTS, RAISES, WINZES, STOPES EXIST.

Comment (Geology): ORE IS FOUND IN BRECCIA VEINS CEMENTED BY CHERTY QUARTZ, AND IN VEINS AND IN VEINLETS OF VUGGY "COMB" QUARTZ; ALONG 2 DIRECTIONS OF N-NW AND E-NE FRACTURES. MAIN ZONE IS N 70 E, NUMEROUS FRACTURES TREND N20-30W DIPPING 65-80 DEG N AND W RESPECTIVELY.

Comment (Development): AMOUNT OF PRODUCTION IS UNKNOWN, BUT EXTENSIVE UNDERGROUND WORKINGS INCLUDING STOPES INDICATE SOME PRODUCTION.


References

Reference (Deposit): CALLAGHAN, E., 1937, GEOLOGY OF THE DELAMAR DISTRICT, LINCOLN CO, NEV. NEV BUR MINES V. 31 NO. 5 P. 64-66

Reference (Deposit): TSCHANZ, C.M., AND PAMPEYAN, E.H., 1970, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LINCOLN CO., NEV. NEV BUR MINES BULL 73, P. 141


Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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.