The Redlite Claims is a gold and silver mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,100 feet.
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Elevation: 7,100 Feet (2,164 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 37.91028, -114.05000
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Redlite Claims MRDS details
Primary: Redlite Claims
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site #1724
District: Eagle Valley (Gold Springs) District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Argillization, Silicification, Kaolinization
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: NO AG. SAMPLE 7724 CONTAINS 500 PPMN, 2 PPM AG, 200 PPM BA, 20PPM PB, 200PPMSR.
Analytical Data: A SAMPLE OF SECOND VEIN AT BACK OF ADIT ASSAYED 0.02 OZ/T AU
Comment (Location): NEW ACCESS ROAD TO WORKINGS IS PROVIDED BY BULLDOZED ROAD THROUGH CANYON
Comment (Development): IN 1983, AREA HAD BEEN RECENTLY FLAGGED AND STAKED. BULLDOZER WORK AT MINESITE PROBABLY DONE SPRING OR SUMMER, 1983.
Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEINS 1-3 IN WIDE, VUGGY, OPEN-CENTERED, BANDED, WITH QUARTZ AFTER CALCITE TEXTURES; LIMONITIC BOXWORKS, OXIDIZED PYRITE, MN OXIDE STAINING. S70E FRACTURE ZONE IN ANDESITE; FRACTUR ZONE IS FOLLOWED BY AN ADIT WHICH CROSSES SEVERAL SE-DIPPING FAULTS AND ZONES OF ARGILLIC ALTERATION. 2 FAULT-BOUNDED, CALCITE-limonite VEINS WERE ENCOUNTERED.
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS ARE AS SHOWN ON MAP (SEVERAL ADITS AND A SHAFT) PLUS VERY RECENT EXCAVATIONS IN VICINITY OF WORKINGS. ADIT ON SE SIDE OF GULLY HAS 300 FT OF WORKINGS. ADIT ON NW SIDE OF GULLY HAS 210 FT OF WORKINGS
Reference (Deposit): BENTZ, J. AND SMITH, P., 1983, FIELD EXAMINATION REPORT, 9/17/83
Reference (Deposit): PERRY, L.I., 1976, UTAH GEOLOGY, VOL. 3, NO. 1, P. 23, 40-45,PL. 1.
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.