Winters Mine

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.

Mine Info

Name: Winters Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation: 8,799 Feet (2,682 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 38.87444, -119.48167

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Satelite image of the Winters Mine

Winters Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Winters Mine
Secondary: Burke Mine
Secondary: Sweeney


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Iron
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas
District: Red Canyon


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1865
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

Form: LENSES, STRINGERS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidized To A Depth Of 150 Ft.


Rocks

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrite


Comments

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


References

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 .