The Unnamed Manganese Mine is a manganese mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,899 feet.
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Elevation: 5,899 Feet (1,798 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.20611, -117.81083
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Unnamed Manganese Mine MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Manganese Mine
District: Eastgate District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Basin And Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Geology): POORLY-SORTED GRAVEL, IMPREGNATED WITH MANGANESE OXIDES, CAPPING MIOCENE DEPOSITS
Comment (Location): BESIDE THE ROAD BETWEEN BUFFALO CANYON ROAD AND THE WEATHER BUREAU REMOTE STATION (UNCERTAIN LOCATION) ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972); 1:24000 QUADRANGLE MAP IS A 1969 EDITION
Comment (Development): MOST OF THE DEPOSIT HAS BEEN MINED, BUT THERE IS NO RECORD OF PRODUCTION OR TO WHAT USE IT WAS PUT
Comment (Deposit): POORLY-SORTED GRAVEL, THOROUGHLY IM PREGNATED WITH MANGANESE OXIDES. THE GRAVEL FORMED A NEARLY HORIZONTAL CAP ON MIOCENE DEPOSITS.
Reference (Deposit): WILLDEN, R., AND R.C. SPEED, 1974, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CHURCHILL COUNTY, NEVADA; NBMG. BULL 83
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.