Columbia Mine

The Columbia Mine is a silver mine located in White Pine county, Nevada.

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: Columbia Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 39.66667, -114.63417

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Columbia Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Columbia Mine
Secondary: One of the Ruby Hill Mines


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Secondary: Antimony


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Aurum District (Ruby Hill Subdistrict)


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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
Deposit Type: Vein
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

Form: TABULAR


Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972

Comment (Development): 20 TONS OF ORE WERE ON THE DUMP IN 1871, MOST OF IT VERY RICH IN SILVER

Comment (Workings): SURFACE CUT IN 1871

Comment (Deposit): DOLOMITE IS ON E SIDE OF THE VEIN FORMING ITS FOOTWALL


References

Reference (Deposit): RAYMOND, R.W., 1871, USBM MINES YEARBOOK, P. 202


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.