Bullion Mine

The Bullion Mine is a lead mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 3,999 feet.

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: Bullion Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Clark

Elevation: 3,999 Feet (1,219 Meters)

Commodity: Lead

Lat, Long: 35.75778, -115.43861

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Bullion Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bullion Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Nevada
County: Clark
District: Goodsprings


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
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: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic replacement


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Fredrickson Rift Zone (Nw Belt Of Shearing).

Type: L
Description: Several Post Mineral Normal Faults W/100 - 250 Ft. Displacement.


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Dolomite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Hydrozincite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Calamine


Comments

Comment (Production): THE PB ORE CONTAINED 50 - 75 % PB, 1 - 5 % ZN, AND 2 - 15 OZ. AG/TON. THE ZN ORE CONTAINED 36 - 45 % ZN. MIXED PB & ZN SHIPMENTS CONTAINED 40 - 50 % OF BOTH METALS COMBINED.

Comment (Workings): THERE IS ONE MAIN SHAFT WITH LEVELS AT FOUR DEPTHS, AND A LONG NORTHWARD WINZE; AND ANOTHER GROUP OF WORKINGS 700 FEET NE.

Comment (Geology): ORE MATERIAL IS ANGULAR DOLOMITE BRECCIA CEMENTED BY CARBONATE. ORE BODIES ARE TABULAR 3 - 6 FT. WIDE GALENA IS FRESH & UNWEATHERED, HYDROZINCITE REPLACE THE DOLOMITE.


References

Reference (Deposit): ALBRITTON AND OTHERS, 1954 , GEOLOGIC CONTROLS OF PB & ZN DEPOSITS IN GOODSPRINGS DISTRICT, GEOL. SURV. BULL. 1010 .

Reference (Production): HEWETT, 1931 ; LONGWELL ETAL 1965 .

Reference (Deposit): HEWETT, 1931 , GEOLOGY & ORE DEPOSITS OF GOODSPRINGS QUAD. USGS PROF. PAPER 162 P. 159 - 160 .

Reference (Deposit): LONGWELL, C. R., PAMPEYAN, E. H., BOWYER, B., ROBERTS, R. J., 1965 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK CO. NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 62 P. 188 .


Nevada Gold

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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.