Monarch Mine

The Monarch Mine is a gold mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,561 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: Monarch Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation: 5,561 Feet (1,695 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 38.92028, -119.61028

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Satelite image of the Monarch Mine

Monarch Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Monarch Mine
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site # 3453


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver


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
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENTICULAR

Form: LENTICULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: N40w/90


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Andesite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Production): SML. AMT. OF GOLD PRODUCED IN EARLY YEARS AND A SMALL AMOUNT OF GOLD AND SILVER IN 1958

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: PRODUCED A SMALL AMOUNT OF GOLD IN THE EARLY PERIOD OF ACTIVITY IN THE DISTRICT AND A SMALL AMOUNT OF GOLD AND SILVER IN 1958. (TINGLEY, 1988).

Comment (Deposit): BRECCIATED, LENTICULAR PODS OF MILKY WHITE QUARTZ CUT BRECCIATED META-ANDESITE. VEIN MATERIAL CONTAINS CLOTS OF CHLORITE AND LARGE LIMONITE-FILLED BOXWORKS.

Comment (Workings): TWO OLD VERTICAL SHAFTS AND CUTS; A RECENT OPEN PIT LOCATED IMMEDIATELY WEST OF THE OLD SHAFTS HAS REMOVED AN INCLINE SHAFT THAT FORMERLY CONNECTED WITH THE VERTICAL SHAFTS. THE PIT IS ABOUT 100 FT. BY 50 FT. AND 50 FT. DEEP WITH VERY STEEP WALLS AND A STEEP RAMP. PRESENT MINING ACTIVITY CONSISTS OF MINING DUMPS, TALUS, & BRECCIATED VEIN WALL ROCK MATERIAL NEAR THE COLLAR OF THE OLD SHAFTS.


References

Reference (Deposit): MOORE, J. G., 1969 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LYON, DOUGLAS AND ORMSBY COUNTIES, NEV., NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES, BULLETIN 75 .

Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J. V., NBMG SAMPLE # 3453 SITE VISIT, DEC. 14, 1988.