Lucy Grey Mine

Past Producer in Clark county in Nevada, United States with commodities Gold, Silver, Lead, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10037145
MRDS ID M031015
Record type Site
Current site name Lucy Grey Mine
Related records 10173901

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.27639, 35.54944 (WGS84)
Elevation 1097
Relative position 2 MILES E OF CA/NEV. BORDER WEST OF LUCY GRAY RANGE
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
027S 060E 33 Nevada

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary
Lead Secondary
Copper Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Gneiss
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Neoproterozoic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.27639, 35.54944

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Late Tert And Recent Normal Faults

Comments on the geologic information

  • ORE IS IN FE STAINED FRACTURES CUTTING ACROSS THE QUARTZ IN AN ELLIPTICAL BRECCIA PIPE WHERE THE GNEISS IS BROKEN IN ANGULAR BLOCKS CEMENTED BY VEINS OF COMB QUARTZ.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Sunset (Lyons) District

Land status

Ownership category Private

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION SINCE 1905 ESTIMATED AT $50,000 , MAINLY FROM GOLD. THE GRADE OF THE MINED ORE FLUCTUATED. FORTY TONS FROM 1913 - 1916 YIELDED $68 IN GOLD AND $9.70 AG PER TON.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 335.28M
    Overall depth 91.44M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031015

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HEWETT, 1956 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES, IVANPAH QUAD., USGS PROF PAPER 275 P. 128 .

  • Deposit

    LONGWELL, C. R., PAMPEYAN, E. H., BOWYER, B., ROBERTS, R. J., 1965 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK CO. NEV. BUR. OF MINES BULL. 62 P. 202 .

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit LUCY GREY MINE COMPRISES 9 UNPATENTED CLAIMS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1979 Harner, Joy L. (Roberts, Ralph J.) U.S. Geological Survey