Veteran-Tripp Lo-Grade Open Pit

The Veteran-Tripp Lo-Grade Open Pit is a mine located in White Pine county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,001 feet.

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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: Veteran-Tripp Lo-Grade Open Pit  

State:  Nevada

County:  White Pine

Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.2633, -115.02940

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Veteran-Tripp Lo-Grade Open Pit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Veteran-Tripp Lo-Grade Open Pit


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Mercury
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Nevada
County: White Pine
District: Robinson


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Type: Patented


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: Kennecott Copper Corp.
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1972


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1900
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: L


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Argentite
Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Molybdenite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): BASE YR COSTING OF MINE AND MILL 1970. 4 YRS PREPRODUCT ESTIMATED MINE LIFE 15 YRS (BASED ON MINING INFERRED RESER (50% PROB LEVEL). REC-130 MINE CAPITAL COSTS- 1970 DOLLAR VALUE TOTAL $27,050 ACQ $ 300,000 EXPL 1,380,000 DEVEL 10,250,000 EQPT 11,554,400 PLANT 1,407,300 WORK CAP 2,158,800 MINE OP COSTS $0.560/MT REC 151 MILL CAPITAL COSTS -1970 DOLLAR VALUE TOTAL $73,271, PLANT AND EQPT $69,731,700 WORK CAP 3,540,100 MILL OP COSTS $1.039/MT


References

Reference (Deposit): ADAIR, D. H, ET AL, 1960,INTRUSIVE IGNEOUS ROCKS OF EAST CEN

Reference (Deposit): NEVADA, GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF EAST CENTRAL NEVADA, 1

Reference (Deposit): ANNUAL FIELD CON. P. 229-31.

Reference (Deposit): BAUER, H L JR, 1960, PORPHYRY COPPER DEPOSITS IN THE ROBINSO

Reference (Deposit): MINING DISTRICT, WHITE PINE CO, NEVADA, GUIDEBOOK TO THE G

Reference (Deposit): OF EAST CENTRAL NEVADA, 11TH ANNUAL FIELD CONFERENCE P 220

Reference (Deposit): HORTON, ROBERT C, 1960, HISTORY OF THE MINERAL INDUSTRY IN T

Reference (Deposit): WHITE PINE CO, AREA. GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF EAST CENT

Reference (Deposit): NEVADA, 11TH ANNUAL FIELD CON P 210-19.

Reference (Deposit): LANGENHEIM, R L, 1960, EARLY AND MIDDLE MISSISSIPPIAN STRATI

Reference (Deposit): OF THE ELY AREA. GUIDEBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF EAST CENTRAL

Reference (Deposit): 11TH ANNUAL FIELD CON, P 72-80.

Reference (Deposit): MOORE,LYMAN,1972 COPPER DATA COST FILE OF KENNECOTT ELY MINI

Reference (Deposit): OPERATION (ON FILE AT USBM IFOC, DENVER FEDERAL CENTER)

Reference (Deposit): PENNEPACKER, E N, 1932, GEOLOGY OF THE ROBINSON (ELY) MINING

Reference (Deposit): DISTRICT IN NEVADA, MINING AND METALLURGY, V 13, N 304, P

Reference (Deposit): SPENCER, A C, 1917, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF ELY, NEVADA

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 96.

Reference (Deposit): RESERVE ESTIMATE REFERENCE- LYMON MOORES 1972 COPPER DATA FI

Reference (Deposit): ELY (RESERVE-OPERATING DATA SECTION) INFERRED RES. GIVEN O


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.