C-M Alunite Property

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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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: C-M Alunite Property  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 5,282 Feet (1,610 Meters)

Commodity: Aluminum

Lat, Long: 37.3556, -114.16810

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C-M Alunite Property MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: C-M Alunite Property
Secondary: Clover Mountains Deposit


Commodity

Primary: Aluminum
Secondary: Sulfur, Sulfuric Acid
Tertiary: Potassium


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lincoln


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Type: Federal Lease


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: Earth Sciences, Inc.
Percent: 50.00
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1974


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1971
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


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: Alunite
Unknown: Alunite


Comments

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.


References

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


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