Cortez (Cortez, Pipeline, South Pipeline, Pediment, Gap, Gold Acres, and Horse Canyon)

Hydrothermal mineral deposit in Nevada, United States containing gold, silver

Geologic information

Country United States
State or province Nevada
Geographic location: -116.74, 40.248
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Type details Sediment-hosted gold deposit
Deposit model Sediment-hosted Au (26a.1)
Geologic map unit -116.74, 40.248
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Reference information

Citations Long and others (1998); Tingley (2002); Placer Dome (2002a)
Long, K.C., DeYoung, J.H., Jr., and Ludington, S.D., 1998, Database of significant deposits of gold, silver, copper, lead, and zinc in the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-206, Part A: Database description and analysis, 60 p. and Part B: Excel spreadsheet and references.
Tingley, J.V., 2002, Major precious-metal deposits, in the Mineral Industry of Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication MI-2002, p. 26-41.
Placer Dome, Inc., 2002a, PDG Placer Dome Operations: Cortez mine. Placer Dome Gold, Inc. ONLINE. Available: [March 1, 2004].