The Delamar District-Nevada is a silver and gold mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada.
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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.
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 37.4586, -114.76690
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Delamar District-Nevada MRDS details
Primary: Delamar District-Nevada
Secondary: Ferguson District
Secondary: Magnolia Mine
District: FERGUSON DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: BRECCIA SHEAR ZONES
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1892
Discovery Year: 1891
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Structure: NORMAL FAULTING
Description: NS, EW NORMAL FAULTS
Description: B EAST-WEST BELTS OF RHYOLITE DIKES; NORMAL FAULTING IN MANY DIRECTIONS
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: OXIDATION
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: SILICIFICATION; HYDROTHERMAL
Reference (Deposit): CALLAGHAN, EUGENE, 1937, GEOLOGY OF THE DELAMAR DISTRICT, LINCOLN CO., NEV.: NEV. UNIV. BULL. V 31 NO 5 69P.
Reference (Deposit): KOSCHMANN, A H AND BERGENDAHL, M H, 1968, PRINCIPAL GOLD PRODUCING DISTRICTS OF THE U.S.: USGS PROF. PAPER 610, P. 185-186
Reference (Deposit): EMMONS, S F, 1901, THE DELAMAR AND HORNSILVER MINES: 2 TYPES OF ORE DEPOSITS IN UTAH AND NEVADA: AIMME TRANS, VOL 31 P. 658-675
Reference (Deposit): TSCHANZ, C.M. AND PAMPEYAN, C.M., 1970, GEOL. MIN. DEP. LINCOLN CO: NEV. B. OF M. B. 73, P. 136-140.
Reference (Deposit): LINCOLN, F C, 1923, MINING DISTRICTS, MIN RESOURCES NEV: RENO, NEV. NEWSLETTER PRESS.
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.