Boulder Hill Mine

The Boulder Hill Mine is a silver mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,679 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: Boulder Hill Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation: 5,679 Feet (1,731 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 38.69611, -119.34056

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Boulder Hill Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Boulder Hill Mine
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site #4281


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Tertiary: Tungsten


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas
District: Wellington


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Saga Exploration Co.
Home Office: Box 6479 Reno, Nv. 89513


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Local Faulting


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Geology): THE MINE IS BEST KNOWN BECAUSE OF 2 LARGE FLUORITE-BEARING JASPEROID MASSES THAT CROP OUT ON THE SLOPE ABOVE THE MINE ABOUT 1200 FEET SOUTHWEST AND 2200 FEET TO THE SOUTH. THE JASPEROID MASSES CAP THE LOWER UNITS.

Comment (Deposit): NBMG SAMPLE #4281, FROM THE DUMPS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SHAFT AND ADIT, CONSISTED OF CRUSHED LIMESTONE AND SILICIFIED GOUGE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: SMALL AMOUNT OF AG PRODUCTION.

Comment (Workings): SHAFT AND ADIT WITH EXTENSIVE ROAD BUILDING AND DOZING ABOVE AND TO THE SOUTHWEST OF THE MINE. SEVERAL OLD BUILDINGS STILL STANDING AT THE MINE.


References

Reference (Deposit): MOORE, J. G., 1969 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LYON, DOUGLAS AND ORMSBY COUNTIES, NEV., NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES, BULLETIN 75 .

Reference (Deposit): BOULDER HILL MINE, WELLINGTON DISTRICT, DOUGLAS COUNTY, QUADE, JACK, SAMPLE SITE VISIT 6/30/89, NBMG UNPUBLISHED MINING DISTRICT FILES (TINGLEY FILES).