The Black Rock Mine is a manganese mine located in Lander county, Nevada.
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Primary Mineral: Manganese
Lat, Long: 40.59889, -117.22750
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Black Rock Mine MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Black Rock Mine
District: Buffalo Valley
Land StatusLand ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian
|Comment: ONE MILE EAST OF THE BUFFALO VALLEY MINE|
|Comment: 3 SHORT ADIT AND THREE OPEN CUTS ON WEST SIDE OF MT.|
|Comment: MINE IS IN HAVALLAH CHERTS AND QUARTZITE. THE MINERALIZATION IS A MASSIVE BLACK ORE COATED WITH MANGANESE OXIDES OF RED AND BLACK. SOME PSILOMELANE, WAD, RHODOCHROSITE ARE IN EVIDENCE.|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: QUADE, J./BENTZ, J. FIELD EXAMINATION, MAY 11, 1982