The Dreamland Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.80972, -118.64944
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Dreamland Mine MRDS details
Primary: Dreamland Mine
District: Rosebud District
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1908
Discovery Year: 1906
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Basin And Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock
Form: TABULAR, IRREGULAR
Description: E Trending Fault Breccia, Fissure Zones
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Kaolinized, Pyritized
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Deposit): DEVELOPMENT CONSISTS OF VERTICAL SHAFT WITH DRIFTS. SILVER-GOLD ORE WAS DISCOVERED IN 1906 NEAR ROSEBUD PEAK. HOWEVER THERE WAS NO SHIPMENT OF ORE UNTIL 1908, FROM THE DREAMLAND CLAIM. FROM 1908 TO 1947 THE MINES IN THE DISTRICT YEARLY PRODUCED SMALL AMOUNTS OF GOLD AND SILVER WITH SOME COPPER AND LEAD. THE DREAMLAND WWAS ONE OF THE MORE CONSISTENT PRODUCERS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT; 3 FIELD OBSERV
Comment (Production): PRODUCTION IS FOR THE ENTIRE DISTRICT.
Comment (Development): ONE OF THE DISTRICT'S MORE CONSISTENT PRODUCERS, FROM 1908 TO 1947. NO ACTIVITY IN 1984
Comment (Geology): VEIN HAS A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 1 FOOT, BUT IS IRREGULAR AND SPLITS INTO STRINGERS IN SOME PLACES.
Comment (Location): EAST OF THE BROWN PALACE MINE ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Reference (Deposit): RANSOME, 1909, MINING DISTRICTS IN HUMBOLDT COUNTY, NEVADA; USGS BULL.414.
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 2 SEP 84, FIELD EXAMINATION OF DISTRICT
Reference (Deposit): NBMG MINING DISTRICT FILE 292, CLIPPINGS
Reference (Deposit): NBMG STAFF, 1985, NBMG OFR 85-3.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON M.G., GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA; NBMG BULL89.
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.