The Paymaster & Christoper is a gold and silver mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,880 feet.
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Elevation: 6,880 Feet (2,097 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.41778, -116.79444
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Paymaster & Christoper MRDS details
Primary: Paymaster & Christoper
District: Hilltop District
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Roberts Mtns Thrust At Depth
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Intense
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Production): $5000 TO $100,000 MAINLY IN AU AND AG
Reference (Deposit): STAGER, H.K., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER CO., NEV.: NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL 88 PT#
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.