The Trinity Extension is a silver and gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada.
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Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 40.4083, -118.59170
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Trinity Extension MRDS details
Primary: Trinity Extension
Secondary: Trinity Mine
Owner Name: U.S. Borax And Chemical Corp.
Company ID: 2602031
Info Year: 1989
Owner Name: Santa Fe Pacific Gold Corp.
Home Office: New Mexico
Info Year: 1996
Years: 1984 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Names): FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE TRINITY MINE. THE TRINITY MINE IS DEPLETED. PROPERTY IS NOW KNOWN AS THE TRINITY EXTENSION, AS OF 1996. THIS EXTENSION IS BEING EXPLORED BY SANTA FE PACIFIC GOLD CORP. JUNE 19, 1997: PHONED SANTE FE PACIFIC, AND WAS TOLD THE TRINITY EXTENSION IS STILL AN EXPLORATION PROSPECT.
Reference (Deposit): COMPANIES, P356.
Reference (Deposit): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY, 1994/95, U.S. MINES & MINING
Reference (Deposit): P. 8.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. SPECIAL PUBLICATION 10, 1990,
Reference (Reserve-Resource): COMPANIES, P277.
Reference (Reserve-Resource): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY, 1996/97, U.S. MINES & MINING
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.