The Good Hope Mine is a tungsten mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 8,389 feet.
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Elevation: 8,389 Feet (2,557 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Tungsten
Lat, Long: 38.86167, -114.22472
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Good Hope Mine MRDS details
Primary: Good Hope Mine
County: White Pine
District: Lexington (Lexington Canyon, Shoshone) District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: SAMPLES ASSAYED UP TO 0.09 70W, 0.4 OZ/T AG, 0.01% CU, 6.25% PB (SEE ATTACHED SAMPLE DATA - USBM)
Comment (Development): REPORTED IN 1983 AS HAVING BEEN RECENTLY ACTIVE WITH EXTENSIVE BACKHOE TRENCHING AND SURFACE BULLDOZING. PROBABLY SMALL TO MODERATE RESOURCES
Comment (Deposit): SCHEELITE STRINGERS UP TO 0.5 IN. WIDE IN QUARTZ-CALCITE VEINS; A SMALL AMOUNT OF DISSEMINATED GALENA AND IRON OXIDE IN QUARTZ VEIN. SMALL AMOUNT OF MALACHITE AND AZURITE STAINING ON THE QUARTZ. CONTINUITY CONCEALED BY OVERBURDEN
Comment (Workings): EXTENSIVE BACKHOE TRENCHING AND SURFACE BULLDOZING; ADIT, CAVED INCLINED SHAFT, PITS DECLINE AT LEAST 35 FT; 3 SHORT ADITS; 2 SHAFTS
Comment (Geology): SOME GOSSAN STRUCTURE PRESENT ASSOCIATED WITH VEINS.
Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED TOWNSHIP AND RANGE; PROJECTED FROM THE EAST ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1983, OPEN FILE REPORT MLA 68-83
Reference (Production): USBM, 1983
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.