Hale & Norcross Mine

The Hale & Norcross Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Storey county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,201 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: Hale & Norcross Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Storey

Elevation: 6,201 Feet (1,890 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 39.30361, -119.64889

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Satelite image of the Hale & Norcross Mine

Hale & Norcross Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hale & Norcross Mine


Commodity

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


Location

State: Nevada
County: Storey
District: Comstock Lode


Land Status

Land ownership: Private


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1866
Discovery Year: 1859
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: M


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Basin And Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Epithermal vein, Comstock


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Regional Dip To Nw Or W

Type: L
Description: Faults


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Propylitization, Oxidation, Pyritization


Rocks

Name: Andesite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Miocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Covellite
Ore: Chalcocite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Argentite
Ore: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Workings): SHAFTS, DRIFTS

Comment (Deposit): A BONANZA STRIKE IN THE COMSTOCK'S MIDDLE GROUP, THIS DEPOSIT WAS MINED TO THE BOTTOM OF ITS ORE BODY BY 1870. DEEP SHAFTS AND EXPLORATION BELOW THE 2000-FT LEVEL WERE GENERALLY UNPRODUCTIVE. STAKED IN 1859.

Comment (Development): BONANZA STRIKE, MINED TO THE BOTTOM OF THE ORE BODY BY 1870. EXPLORATION BELOW THE 2000-FT. LEVEL WAS GENERALLY UNPRODUCTIVE


References

Reference (Production): STODDARD, CARL, AND CARPENTER, J.A., 1950