The Tenabo Mine is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,499 feet.
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Elevation: 5,499 Feet (1,676 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.31194, -116.69389
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Tenabo Mine MRDS details
Primary: Tenabo Mine
Secondary: Robertson Mine
District: Bullion District
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.
Owner Name: Coral Resources
Owner Name: Coral Resources
Years: 1988 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): ABOUT A MILE NORTH OF TRIPLET GULCH PROJECT . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Workings): OPEN PIT AND HEAP LEACH OPERATION
Comment (Deposit): THREE DEPOSIT TYPES: 1) SB IN FRACTURE ZONE WITH TRACE OF CINNABAR; 2) CINNABAR IN SILICIFIED SHEAR ZONE; 3) CINNABAR IN FRACTURED RHYOLITE. THE MAIN DEPOSIT, EL RANCHITO, IS IN A N 75 E TRENDING SILICIFIED SHEAR ZONE. 57 CLAIMS TOTALING 1,163 HECTARES IN DISTRICT.
Comment (Workings): EL CABALLO SB PROSPECT: 6 MI NE OF SAN ANGEL, 15 M LONG IN SILICIFIED BRECCIA, N75W; EL RANCHITO: 7 MI NE OF SAN ANGEL, 25-30 M DEEP MINE. LA CABECERA: 1 1/2 MI N 75 W OF EL RANCHITO CONSISTING OF A FEW SMALL OPENINGS IN FRACTURED RHYOLITE. FLORES MINE: 1 MI NE OF LA CABECERA, ON SW SIDE OF SMALL HILL, A CINNABAR IMPREGNATED FRACTURE ZONE IN RHYOLITE. LA CARROZA MINE: 5 1/2 MI N OF FLORES, CONSISTS OF 2 SMALL SHAFTS, 4 AND 6 M DEEP, ALSO UNPROSPECTED INTERESTING FRACTURE ZONES. LA PERSERVENANCIA: 6 MI NE OF LA CARROZA.
Comment (Commodity): CINNABAR VALUES ARE OFTEN IN IRON OXIDE CEMENT OR BOTRYOIDAL COATING
Comment (Production): SIGNIFICANT PRODUCTION ONLY FROM EL RANCHITO AND LA CARROZA. EL RANCHITO: 15-20 FL/MO FROM 45 TONS OF ORE. TENOR CLAIMED IS 3%; 1-1.5% MORE LIKELY. LA CARROZA: 6-7 KG/WK HG.
Reference (Deposit): CORAL RESOURCES, INC., 1988, PLAN OF OPERATIONS FOR THE PROPOSED TRIPLET GULCH PROJECT, LANDER CO., NEVADA: ON FILE AT NBMG.
Reference (Deposit): BONHAM, H.F., 1988, IN NBMG MI-1987.
Reference (Deposit): PRESS CLIPPINGS, NBMG MINING DISTRICT FILE 151.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG, 1994, MI-1993
Reference (Production): NBMG MI-1993
Reference (Reserve-Resource): BONHAM, 1988 NBMG MI-1993
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.