The Winters Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 8,799 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.
Elevation: 8,799 Feet (2,682 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 38.87444, -119.48167
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Winters Mine MRDS details
Primary: Winters Mine
Secondary: Burke Mine
District: Red Canyon
Land ownership: Private
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 indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1865
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic veins
Form: LENSES, STRINGERS
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidized To A Depth Of 150 Ft.
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Comment (Workings): NUMEROUS TUNNELS EXPLORING VEIN AT DIFFERENT LEVELS. SHALLOW SHAFTS
Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: 1860S
Comment (Commodity): LEAD CARBONATE CARRYING UNSPECIFIED AG AND LESS AU
Comment (Deposit): ORE SHIPPED TO THOMPSON SMELTER ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Reference (Deposit): BURKE, A. J., 1913 , REPORT FROM SUPERINTENDENT OF MINE UNPUBL. NEV. BUREAU OF MINES FILE.
Reference (Deposit): HILL, J. M., 1915 , SOME MINING DISTRICTS IN NE CALIF. AND NW NEV., USGS BULL. 594 .