Bentley Prospects

The Bentley Prospects is a gold mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,499 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: Bentley Prospects  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation: 5,499 Feet (1,676 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 38.9325, -119.60889

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Satelite image of the Bentley Prospects

Bentley Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bentley Prospects
Secondary: Payday No. 1 and Wilson


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas
District: Gardnerville


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal
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: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): PORTALS 1,200 FT N 70 E APART. PAYDAY NO. 1 IS WESTERN MOST, 170 FT LONG, AT WHICH POINT IS A DECLINE AND UNMAPPED CONTINUATION. WILSON IS 190 FT LONG. BOTH NEARLY STRAIGHT.

Comment (Deposit): MAPPED BY MOLL AND NELSON, 4/08/69 AS PART OF THE NATIONAL FALLOUT UPDATING SURVEY. PROPERTY DESIGNATED NATIONAL FALLOUT FACILITY NO. 05084 ; INFO.SRC : 2 UNPUB REPT


References

Reference (Deposit): UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON FILE AT THE NEV. BUREAU OF MINES FILE