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NBMG Sample Site 1740

The NBMG Sample Site 1740 is a copper mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,719 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: NBMG Sample Site 1740  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 5,719 Feet (1,743 Meters)

Commodity: Copper

Lat, Long: 37.5928, -114.75970

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NBMG Sample Site 1740 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: NBMG Sample Site 1740
Secondary: Ballyorn Claims


Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Barium-Barite
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver


State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Delamar (Ferguson) 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.


Type: Located Claim


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Owner Name: Sandra Lausen, Agent For Gold Quest, Inc.
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1981


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Unknown: Calcite
Unknown: Hematite
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Pyrolusite
Unknown: Quartz


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Reference (Deposit): NV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 73, 1970.

Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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