Emma Mine Pit

The Emma Mine Pit is a copper and silver mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,801 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: Emma Mine Pit  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation: 6,801 Feet (2,073 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.255, -115.00361

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Emma Mine Pit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Emma Mine Pit
Secondary: Now Part of the Liberty Pit
Secondary: Tonopah Pit


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Robinson


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

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

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


Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Geology): DEPOSIT OCCURS IN AN E TRENDING ZONE 6 MILES LONG, UP TO 3000 FEET WIDE.


References

Reference (Deposit): HOSE, BLAKE, & SMITH 1976, GEOLOGY & MINERAL RESOURCES OF WHITE PINE CO, NEV. NEV BUREAU OF MINES & GEO. BULL 85


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.