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Durkin Group

The Durkin Group is a mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,610 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: Durkin Group  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation: 5,610 Feet (1,710 Meters)

Commodity:

Lat, Long: 40.4342, -119.29110

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Durkin Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Durkin Group
Secondary: Parker
Secondary: Stormy Day
Secondary: Old Thrasher
Secondary: Gerlach Tungsten Deposits
Secondary: Sweet
Secondary: Jennie
Secondary: Milky Way


Commodity

Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Tungsten


Location

State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Hooker District


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: Located Claim


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Fred Anderson
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1972


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1941
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: Epidote
Unknown: Scheelite
Unknown: Pyrrhotite
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Molybdenite
Unknown: Chalcopyrite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): MILLER, U.S. BUREAU OF MINES MLA REPORT IN PROGRESS, 1994.

Reference (Deposit): 105, 1988, P. 161-163.

Reference (Deposit): STAGER AND TINGLEY, NV BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULLETIN

Reference (Deposit): MAP SCALE: 1:12,000.

Reference (Deposit): PERSHING COUNTY, NV: M.S., UNIV. OF NEVADA, RENO, 1975,

Reference (Deposit): SCHEELITE IN TACTITE DEPOSITS OF THE STORMY DAY MINE,

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, GEOLFFREY E., EXPERIMENTAL AND FIELD STUDIES OF

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES I.C. 7854, 1958, P. 1-9.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES R.I. 5087, 1954, P. 18-21.

Reference (Deposit): NV BUREUA OF MINES BULLETIN 89, 1977, PL. 2A.


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.