Suprise Mine

The Suprise Mine is a copper, silver, and gold mine located in Douglas 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: Suprise Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Copper, Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 38.87472, -119.59528

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Satelite image of the Suprise Mine

Suprise Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Suprise Mine
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site #3482 & #3483


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas
District: Gardnerville


Land Status

Not available


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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Aragonite
Unknown: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): 2 ADITS, ONE ON EAST, ONE ON WEST SIDE OF THE RIDGE; SMALL CUTS & PIT ON RIDGE TOP. WESTERN ADIT TRENDS EAST, BUT TURNS TO NORTH ABOUT 20 FEET INSIDE PORTAL. IT MAY BE SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET IN LENGTH AND HAS A LARGE DUMP. EASTERN ADIT TRENDS WEST BUT IS CAVED AT THE PORTAL.

Comment (Deposit): CARBONATE ROCKS STRIKE N70W, DIP 45 SE. VEINS GENERALLY PARALLEL THE NW TREND OF THE RIDGE.


References

Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J. V., NBMG SAMPLE SITE # 3482 & #3483 VISIT, APRIL 12, 1989