The C-M Alunite Property is a aluminum mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,282 feet.
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Elevation: 5,282 Feet (1,610 Meters)
Lat, Long: 37.3556, -114.16810
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C-M Alunite Property MRDS details
Primary: C-M Alunite Property
Secondary: Clover Mountains Deposit
Secondary: Sulfur, Sulfuric Acid
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.
Type: Federal Lease
Owner Name: Earth Sciences, Inc.
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1974
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1971
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION;NO MILL
Comment (Reserve-Resource): MATRIX TONNAGE AND GRADE FIGURES WERE DETERMINED BY HUSTEAD OF GEORGIA TECH.
Comment (Reserve-Resource): NO PUBLISHED RESERVE-RESOURCE INFORMATION.
Reference (Deposit): RESOURCES--ALUNITE. U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL
Reference (Deposit): AIME, V. 3, 1974, PP. 683-688.
Reference (Deposit): HALL, R. B. WORLD NONBAUXITE ALUMINUM
Reference (Deposit): PAPER IN LIGHT METALS, ED. BY FORBERG AND HELGE.
Reference (Deposit): SCIENCES-NATIONAL SOUTHWIRE ALUNITE-TO-ALUMINA PROJECT.
Reference (Deposit): AND GEOL. BULL. 73, 1970, 186 PP.
Reference (Deposit): WALKER, W. W., AND D. N. STEVENS. THE EARTH
Reference (Deposit): MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LINCOLN COUNTY, NEVADA. NV BUREAU OF MINES
Reference (Deposit): PP. 75-78.
Reference (Deposit): TSCHANZ, C. M., AND E. H. PAMPEYAN. GEOLOGY AND
Reference (Deposit): UTAH. ENG. AND MIN. J., V. 175, NO. 8, 1974,
Reference (Deposit): TO 500,000 TPY ALUMINA FROM ALUNITE MINE AND PLANT IN
Reference (Deposit): PAPER 1076-A, 1978, P. 412.
Reference (Deposit): PARKINSON, G. GOLDEN PILOT PLANT POINTS WAY
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.