Imlay Canyon Placer

The Imlay Canyon Placer is a silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,561 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: Imlay Canyon Placer  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation: 5,561 Feet (1,695 Meters)

Commodity: Silver

Lat, Long: 40.2556, -118.17280

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Imlay Canyon Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Imlay Canyon Placer
Secondary: Nevada Packard


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Rochester


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Nevada Packard Joint Venture
Company ID: 2601586
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1989

Owner Name: Nevada Packard Mine
Company ID: 2601586
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1982


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Plant Type: Leach
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): SEC 29; T 28N; R 34E.


References

Reference (Deposit): DIVISION OF MINE INSPECTION, 1983, 60P.

Reference (Deposit): ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1982. COMPILED BY

Reference (Deposit): STATE OF NEVADA. DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE OPERATIONS

Reference (Deposit): USGS TOPO MAP LOCATION

Reference (Deposit): MSHA REPORT DATED MARCH 1980

Reference (Deposit): P 585

Reference (Deposit): USGS GEOL MAP GQ-820, 1969, 1/62,500

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 762, 1924, P 69, P 1

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 580, 1915, P 325-372

Reference (Deposit): NEV BUR OF MINES BULL 89, 1977, P 79-81, 82-83, 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.