Red Bird Mine

The Red Bird Mine is a mercury mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,001 feet.

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: Red Bird Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)

Commodity: Mercury

Lat, Long: 40.1661, -118.01860

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Red Bird Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Red Bird Mine
Secondary: Antelope Springs
Secondary: Dolbear
Secondary: Rowland
Secondary: Rowland-Young
Secondary: Berg-Chapman


Commodity

Primary: Mercury
Tertiary: Antimony
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Antelope Springs District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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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): MINE ALSO IN SEC. 28.


References

Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR OF MINES BULL 41, 1944, P 167, PLS 1 & 22

Reference (Deposit): MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY,N NEVADA & NW UTAH,SOUTHERN PACIFIC,19

Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR OF MINES BULL 61, 1963, P 167, PLS 1 & 10

Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR OF MINES BULL 89, 1977, P 48-51, FIG 13, PL 2A

Reference (Deposit): USBM IC 8252, 1965, P 250

Reference (Deposit): USGS GEOL MAP, GQ-821, 1969, 1/62,500


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.