Pan American Mine

The Pan American Mine is a zinc mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,411 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: Pan American Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 6,411 Feet (1,954 Meters)

Commodity: Zinc

Lat, Long: 37.8708, -114.60560

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Pan American Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pan American Mine
Secondary: St. Patrick Mining Co.


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Manganese


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Comet District


Land Status

Land ownership: Mixed
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: Unknown
Type: Located Claim
Type: Patented


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Resco International
Company ID: 2600229
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Texas
Info Year: 1983


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1947
Discovery Year: 1929
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: Calcite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Psilomelane
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Pyrolusite
Unknown: Pyrolusite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Siderite


Comments

Comment (Economic Factors): YEARS 1979-1982 THE PAN AMERICAN MINE WILL SUPPLY 1500 MT ORE PER DAY TO THE CASELTON MILL. IN 1983 THE PAN AMERICAN WILL BE MINED OUT (233000 MT OF PRODUCTION DURING THE YEAR). DURING 1983 THE CASELTON-PRINCE MINE WILL BEGIN PRODUCTION AT A COMBINED PRODUCTION OF 152000 MT DURING 1983.

Comment (Production): ORE MILLED AT CASELTON DURING LAST MINING PERIOD.MINING METHOD; ROOM AND PILLAR.

Comment (Reserve-Resource): RESERVES LISTED UNDER ST. PATRICK MINING CO.,INC.


References

Reference (Deposit): PROCEEDINGS OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN ASSOCIATION OF

Reference (Deposit): GEOLOGISTS/UTAH GEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION BASIN AND RANGE

Reference (Deposit): SYMPOSIUM AND GREAT BASIN FIELD CONFERENCE (LAS VEGAS, NV,

Reference (Deposit): OCT. 7-11, 1979), ED. BY G. W. NEWMAN AND H. D. GOODE.

Reference (Deposit): RMAG, 1979, PP. 389-396.

Reference (Deposit): PLATE 1.

Reference (Deposit): WESTGATE, L. G., AND A. KNOPF. GEOLOGY AND ORE

Reference (Deposit): DEPOSITS OF THE PIOCHE DISTRICT, NEVADA. U.S. GEOL. SURV.

Reference (Deposit): PROF. PAPER 171, 1932, 75 PP.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): ENGINEERING AND MINING JOURNAL. INTERNATIONAL

Reference (Reserve-Resource): DIRECTORY OF MINING AND MINERAL PROCESSING OPERATIONS:

Reference (Reserve-Resource): SECTION 2A - UNITED STATES MINE/PLANT UNITS, 1982,

Reference (Reserve-Resource): P. 221.

Reference (Deposit): GEMMILL, P. THE GEOLOGY OF THE ORE DEPOSITS OF THE

Reference (Deposit): PIOCHE DISTRICT, NEVADA. CH. 54 IN ORE DEPOSITS OF THE

Reference (Deposit): UNITED STATES, 1933- 1967, ED. BY J. D. RIDGE. V. II, 1ST

Reference (Deposit): (GRATON-SALES) ED., AIME, 1968, PP. 1128-1147.

Reference (Deposit): HOLMES, G. H., JR. MINING AND MILLING METHODS AT THE

Reference (Deposit): TRENGOVE, R. R. INVESTIGATION OF COMET COALITION

Reference (Deposit): LEAD-ZINC DEPOSIT, LINCOLN COUNTY, NEVADA. BUMINES

Reference (Deposit): RI 4541, 1949, 6 PP.

Reference (Deposit): TRENGOVE, R. R. RECONNAISSANCE OF NEVADA MANGANESE

Reference (Deposit): CASELTON MINE, COMBINED METALS REDUCTION COMPANY, PIOCHE,

Reference (Deposit): LINCOLN COUNTY, NEVADA. BUMINES IC 7586, 1950, 24 PP.

Reference (Deposit): DEPOSITS. BUMINES RI 5446, 1959, 40 PP.

Reference (Deposit): TSCHANZ, C. M., AND E. H. PAMPEYAN. GEOLOGY AND

Reference (Deposit): MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LINCOLN COUNTY, NEVADA. NV BUREAU OF MINES

Reference (Deposit): AND GEOL. BULL. 73, 1970, P. 154, 156; FIG. 26, P. 157;

Reference (Deposit): UNUSUAL "MISSISSIPPI VALLEY" DEPOSITS. PAPER IN

Reference (Deposit): JAMES, L. P., AND L. H. KNIGHT. STRATABOUND

Reference (Deposit): LEAD-ZINC-SILVER ORES OF THE PIOCHE DISTRICT, NEVADA -


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.