Gold Pan

The Gold Pan is a gold, silver, copper, and lead mine located in Lander county, Nevada.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Gold Pan  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lander

Elevation:

Commodity: Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead

Lat, Long: 40.31667, -116.69028

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Gold Pan MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Gold Pan
Secondary: Blue Rock
Secondary: Gylding


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lander
District: Bullion


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Basin And Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Deposit In Upper Plate Of Roberts Mtn Thrust


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Country Rock Has Been Argillized And Pyrometasomatized Adjacent To The Tenabo Stock.


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Ordovician

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Oligocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SEE CARPER (1920) FOR ASSAY VALUES ON 6 SAMPLES


Materials

Ore: Malachite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): VEIN/FAULT ZONE; 5 VEINS ON PROPERTY

Comment (Deposit): THE GROUP OF FIVE CLAIM; THE GOLD PAN 1-5 WERE FIRST LOCATED BY MR. A. E. RALEIGH. THE PROPERTY IS 600 FEET WEST OF THE LITTLE GEM. DEVELOPMENT CONSISTS OF AN INCLINE SHAFT 180 FEET IN DEPTH WITH A 28-DEGREE PITCH TO THE WEST AND 60 FEET OF DRIFTS, ALONG WITH SEVERAL OTHER SMALL OPEN CUTS (CARPER 1920). ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION INCLUDES A SMALL AMOUNT OF LEAD.

Comment (Development): 5 CLAIMS

Comment (Workings): INCLINED SHAFT, DRIFTS, SMALL OPEN CUTS

Comment (Geology): THREE VEINS CROSS THE PROPERTY-N40W DIPPING 28SW, AND TWO SMALL E-W VEINS. THE ORE VEINS OCCUR IN A FAULT FISSURE AND THE ZONE IS HIGHLY CRUSHED


References

Reference (Deposit): CARPER, A.F. (1920) REPORT ON THE GOLD PAN PROPERTY. N.B.M. DISTRICT FILE 151

Reference (Deposit): WRUCKE, C.T. (1974) GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE TENABO AREA, LANDER CL, NEV, USGS MAP MF-647

Reference (Production): STAGER, H.K., 1977

Reference (Deposit): STAGER, H.K. (1977) GEOLOGY & MINERAL RESOURCES OF LANDER CO. NEV., N.B.M. BULL 88

Reference (Deposit): USBM (MILS NO. 70) WINNEMUCCA SHEET, REFERENCE NO. 3201500126


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.