Section 7 Prospects

The Section 7 Prospects is a gold and silver mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,640 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: Section 7 Prospects  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation: 5,640 Feet (1,719 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 38.73833, -119.55306

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Section 7 Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Section 7 Prospects
Secondary: NBMG # 4432


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas
District: Mountain House


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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

Form: FISSURE VEIN


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): TWO SURFACE PITS AND A CAVED ADIT A SMALL CAVED ADIT FOLLOWS THE STRIKE OF A SECOND BUT SUB-PARALLEL VEIN

Comment (Geology): VEINS ARE 300 FEET FURTHER EAST OF EACH OTHER. BOTH VEINS ARE IN METASEDIMENTARY HOST. THE VEIN IS STRONGLY BRECCIATED AND SILICIFIED. THE VEINS ARE COATED WITH AN FERRIC (RED) IRON.

Comment (Location): 1/4 MI NORTH OF HOLBROOK JUNCTION HWY. 395


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Reference (Deposit): TELLURIDE CLAIMS, MOUNTAIN HOUSE MINING DISTRICT,DOUGLAS COUNTY, QUADE SITE VISIT 7-12-89, NBMG UNPUBLISHED MINING DISTRICT FILES (TINGLEY FILES).