Minnesota Mine

The Minnesota Mine is a mine located in Douglas county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,981 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: Minnesota Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Douglas

Elevation: 5,981 Feet (1,823 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.0681, -119.33390

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Minnesota Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Minnesota Mine
Secondary: Standard Slag Mine
Secondary: Minnesota Nevada
Secondary: Minnesota Copper Lode Claim


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Nevada
County: Douglas
District: Buckskin District


Land Status

Land ownership: Mixed
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

Type: Located Claim
Type: Patented


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: The Anaconda Co.
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1975

Owner Name: Standard Slag Co., Reno, Nevada
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1975

Owner Name: V. Cox,J. Adams,A. J. Hawkins,M. Russell,L. J. Anderson
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1975


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1916
Discovery Year: 1900
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Martite
Unknown: Malachite
Unknown: Sericite
Unknown: Magnetite
Unknown: Magnesite
Unknown: Dolomite
Unknown: Chlorite
Unknown: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Production): PAST PROD.- 4,000,000 MT ORE AND CONCENTRATE THROUGH 1967 (NEVADA DIR. BIB. REF. #454).

Comment (Deposit): GENERAL SIZE OF ORE BODY IS SMALL. MINING METHOD IS SURFACE.


References

Reference (Deposit): HUTTL, J. B. THE STANDARD SLAG CO. TOPS NEVADA IRON,

Reference (Deposit): UPGRADES MAGNETITE ORE FOR EXPORT. ENG. AND MIN. J.,

Reference (Deposit): V. 164, NO. 12, 1963, P. 84-87.

Reference (Deposit): LINCOLN, F. C. MINING DISTRICTS AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF

Reference (Deposit): NEVADA. NV NEWSLETTER PUBL. CO., RENO, NV, 1923, 280 PP.

Reference (Deposit): MOORE, J. G. GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LYON, DOUGLAS,

Reference (Deposit): AND ORMBSY COUNTIES, NEVADA. NV BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL.

Reference (Deposit): BULLETIN 75, 1969, P. 22, 23, 28 29.

Reference (Deposit): MOORE, L. ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF CALIFORNIA-NEVADA IRON

Reference (Deposit): RESOURCES AND IRON ORE MARKETS. BUMINES IC 8511, 1971,

Reference (Deposit): 207 PP.

Reference (Deposit): REEVES, R. G., F. R. SHAWE, AND V. E. KRAL. IRON ORE

Reference (Deposit): DEPOSITS OF NEVADA. PART B, IRON ORE DEPOSITS OF

Reference (Deposit): WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA. NV BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN

Reference (Deposit): 53, PART B., 1958, P. 45-56.