Danite Mine

The Danite Mine is a silver mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,001 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: Danite Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 38.82472, -119.61306

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Danite Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Danite Mine
Secondary: Veta Grande, South
Secondary: Silver Queen, Nevada Queen
Secondary: Schultz Antimony
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site # 4436 ᅕ


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas
District: Gardnerville


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Workings): SINGLE CAVED ADIT, PITS, PROSPECTS. THE WORKINGS EXPLORED A LARGE, SILICIFIED DIKE THAT EXTENDS SOUTHEST FROM THE VETA GRANDE MINE AND IS UP TO 50 FT. WIDE.

Comment (Geology): LAWRENCE, 1963, P. 41 REPORTS STIBNITE PRESENT IN THE QUARTZ VEIN MATERIAL; SOME OF THE FINE-GRAINED SULFIDES NOTED MAY BE STIBNITE.

Comment (Production): UNSPECIFIED AMOUNT OF SILVER ORE WAS SHIPPED IN 1964

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: 4 TONS OF ANTIMONY METAL (QUADE, 1989).


References

Reference (Deposit): MOORE, J. G., 1969 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LYON, DOUGLAS AND ORMSBY COUNTIES, NEV., NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES, BULLETIN 75; LAWRENCE, E.F., 1963, NBMG BULLETIN 61.

Reference (Deposit): LAWRENCE, E.F., 1963, ANTIMONY DEPOSITS OF NEVADA; NBMG BULL. 61.

Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, NBMG SAMPLE # 4436 & #4437 SITE VISIT, JULY 13,1989.