Buckskin Mine

The Buckskin Mine is a gold and copper mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,902 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: Buckskin Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation: 4,902 Feet (1,494 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Copper

Lat, Long: 38.99361, -119.34972

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Buckskin Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Buckskin Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas
District: Buckskin (Smith Valley) District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Pacific Silver Corp.
Home Office: K. L. Stoker, President, P. O. Box 486, Yerington, Nv. 89447
Years: 1983 -


Production

Year: 1983
Material type: ORE AU AG CU
Description: Ap_Grade: ^0.2 Oz Au/T
Year: 1978
Time Period: 1900-1978
Material type: ORE AU AG CU
Description: Cp_Grade: ^0.05-0.2 Oz Au/T


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

Not available


Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

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Comments

Comment (Production): UNSPEC. PROD.

Comment (Development): LISTED IN 1983 AS AN ACTIVE UNDERGROUND AU-CU MINE WITH ONGOING DEVELOPMENT, EMPLOYING 18 PERSONS. THE MINE WAS OWNED AND OPERATED BY AMBASSADOR GOLD MINE LTD IN 1936, AT WHICH TIME THE MILL WAS RECONSTRUCTED (A 50-TON FLOTATION PLANT). GOLD ORE WAS MINED DURING WW I, AND ALSO INTERMITTENTLY FROM 1930-1950. IT WAS PURCHASED IN 1970 BY LION HILL MINES AND DIAMOND DRILLING WAS DONE IN 1971, 1972 AND 1973 TO A DEPTH OF 400 FT, 12 HOLS ALONG STRIKE FOR 1000 FT. PACIFIC SILVER WAS DRILLING AND DEVELOPING THE 230 FT LEVEL IN 1983 (APRIL) AND THEY INCREASED STATED RESERVES FROM 300000 TONS TO 400000 TONS AVERAGING 0.2 OZ AU/T, 0.4 OZ AG/T AND 0.9 % CU WITH A POTENTIAL OF 1.5 MILLION TONS ORE.

Comment (Deposit): OLDEST MINE IN THE DISTRICT ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


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): DIVISION OF MINE INSPECTION, DEC 1983, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1983.

Reference (Production): NBMG DISTRICT FILES, 35, PRESS CLIPPINGS