The Section 12 Shafts is a gold mine located in Lyon county, Nevada.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.43889, -119.35056
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Section 12 Shafts MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Section 12 Shafts
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site #4227
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Text: Silicification
|Comment: TWO VERY OLD SHAFTS (WITH HAND CAPSTAN) AND PROSPECT.|
|Comment: VEIN IN A SHEAR BETWEEN TWO LARGE OUTCROPS OF SUGARY FELSIC DIKES THAT HAVE BEEN FLOODED BY SILICA. THE DIKES HAVE INTRUDED THIN, GRAY METASEDIMENTS, UNDERLAIN BY GRANITE.|
|Comment: NBMG SAMPLE # 4227 WAS TAKEN FROM DUMPS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SHAFTS AND CONSISTED OF BRECCIA AND QUARTZ WITHOUT VISIBLE MINERALIZATION. FAIR MAIN ROAD TO RAMSEY.|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: QUADE, JACK, NBMG SAMPLE SITE # 4227 VBISIT, JUNE 23, 1989