Omaha Cons.

The Omaha Cons. is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,201 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: Omaha Cons.  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,201 Feet (671 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.195, -121.06333

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Omaha Cons. MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Omaha Cons.
Secondary: Lone Jack
Secondary: Homeward Bound


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


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: M


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AVG. $20 - $30 AU/TON, SULFIDES AVG. $80 - $130 AU/TON CONC.


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): 2 INCLINES. EXTENSIVE DRIFTING ON 17 LEVELS

Comment (Production): TOTAL PRODUCTION OMAHA VEIN $3,500,000

Comment (Deposit): VEIN, AVG. 12 IN. THICK, SULFIDES AVG. 4 %

Comment (Geology): NEAR SYENITE CONTACT

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 79.87 ACRES. SEE EMPIRE WEST ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 .

Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J. J., 1896 , THIRTEENTH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 13 , P. 258 .

Reference (Deposit): HOBSON, J. B., WILTSEE, E. A., 1893 , NEVADA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 11 , P. 273 .

Reference (Deposit): HOBSON, J. B., 1890 , NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 10 , P. 373 - 374 .

Reference (Deposit): 5) JOHNSTON, W. D., 1940 , THE GOLD QUARTZ VEINS OF GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 194 , P. 79 - 81 .

Reference (Production): JOHNSTON, 1940