The Tem Piute Silver Mine Silver Mine is a silver, antimony, arsenic, and copper mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,601 feet.
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Elevation: 6,601 Feet (2,012 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Antimony, Arsenic, Copper
Lat, Long: 37.6125, -115.64167
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Tem Piute Silver Mine Silver Mine MRDS details
Primary: Tem Piute Silver Mine Silver Mine
Secondary: Sterling Claim
District: Tem Piute Districtdistrict
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1869
Year Last Production: 1935
Discovery Year: 1868
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic veins
Description: Rocks Are Steeply East Dipping, Overturned To The North
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian
Analytical Data: 13-81 OZ/T AG IN ORE PRODUCED.
Comment (Commodity): AG ORE MINERAL NOT GIVEN IN THE LITERATURE
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Comment (Production): 65 CARLOADS OF ORE WORTH $65,600 REPORTED MAINLY FROM THE STERLING CLAIM
Comment (Geology): ORES CAME FROM SILICEOUS VEINS AND REPLACEMENT DEPOSITS ALONG BRECCIA ZONES. ORES ARE OXIDIZED
Reference (Deposit): TSCHANZ, C.M., AND PAMPEYAN, E.H., 1970, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LINCOLN CO. NEVADA, NEVADA BUR. OF MINES, BULL 73 P.
Reference (Deposit): HILL, J.M., 1916, NOTES ON SOME MINING DISTRICTS IN EASTERN NEVADA USGS BULL 648 P.
Reference (Deposit): COUCH, B.F., CARPENTER, J.A., 1943, NEVADA'S METAL AND MINERAL PRODUCTION (1859-1940, INCLUSIVE) UNIV. OF NEVADA BULL 38, P. 85-89
Reference (Deposit): BUSECK, P.R., 1962, PH.D. THESIS, COLUMBIA UNIV.,N.Y
Reference (Deposit): LINCOLN, F.C., 1923, MINING DISTRICTS AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA: NEV. NEWSLETTER PUB. CO., RENO, NV.
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.