The Woodbutcher Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada.
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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.
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 38.03278, -114.63083
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Woodbutcher Mine MRDS details
Primary: Woodbutcher Mine
District: Bristol-Jackrabbit District
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: TABULAR, IRREGULAR
Analytical Data: SHIPPED 62 TONS OF AU-AG ORE IN 1939
Comment (Location): UTM IS TO ONE OF A MAJOR GROUP OF WORKINGS SHOWN ON THE TOPO MAP WHICH IS PROBABLY THE WOODBUTCHER
Comment (Deposit): HIGH-GRADE SILVER-LEAD POCKETS IN QUARTZ VEIN
Reference (Deposit): TSCHANTZ, C.M., & PAMPEYAN, E.H., 1970, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LINCOLN CO., NEV., NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL 73, P. 138
Reference (Deposit): MINING WORLD, 1940, VOL. 2, NO. 2, P. 31
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.