The White Caps Claims is a wollastonite mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,315 feet.
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Elevation: 5,315 Feet (1,620 Meters)
Lat, Long: 37.3172, -114.21190
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White Caps Claims MRDS details
Primary: White Caps Claims
District: Clover Mountains
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: Located Claim
Owner Name: Mr. Gorman Boen, 4998 E. Monroe Ave., Las Vegas, Nv
Info Year: 1995
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 (Deposit): ALSO LOCATED IN SEC. 19, SW 1/4. WOLLASTONITE CRYSTALS WHITE-TO-GREENISH. DEPOSIT IS 1200-1400 FEET LONG AND 400-500 FEET WIDE. DEPOSIT CONTAINS LOW GRADE SILVER WITH SOME MANGANESE. DEPOSIT VALUED AS DECORATIVE ROCK OR INDUSTRAIL WOLLASTONITE. ROCK HAS MARBLE AND VERDE-ANTIQUE APPEARANCE AND IS YELLOWISH-TO-GREENISH IN COLOR WITH MANAGESE. EXPLORED BY SHALLOW DOZER PITS. 50-TO-60 FOOT OLD SHAFTS PRESENT FROM MUCH OLDER EXPLORATION WORK.
Reference (Deposit): INDUSTRY SURVEYS, P. 37.
Reference (Deposit): GEMSTONE PRODUCERS IN 1993; U.S. BUREAU OF MINES MINERAL
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1994, DIRECTORY OF PRINCIPAL U.S.
Reference (Deposit): BLM ACTIVE MINING CLAIM FILE, 1995.
Reference (Deposit): 1995.
Reference (Deposit): PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS WITH MR. GORMAN BOEN, LAS VEGAS, NV,
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.