Highland Group

The Highland Group is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada.

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: Highland Group  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lander

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.14139, -117.77667

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Satelite image of the Highland Group

Highland Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Highland Group


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Nevada
County: Lander
District: Aspen District


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal


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

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Dacite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Geology): GOLD OCCURS IN QUARTZ VEINS IN DACITE AND LOCALLY AS CRYSTALLIZED CUBES, OCTOHEDRONS AND DODECAHEDRONS IN REPLACEMENT QUARTZ, CHALCEDONY, AND CALCITE.

Comment (Production): LESS THAN $5,000 PRODUCED.

Comment (Deposit): GOLD OCCURS IN QUARTZ VEINS IN DACITE AND IN REPLACEMENT QUARTZ, CALCEDONY, AND CALCITE.


References

Reference (Deposit): STEWART, J.H., AND MCKEE, E.H., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 88