Eldorado Empire Mining Co.

Past Producer in Clark county in Nevada, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10037160
MRDS ID M031033
Record type Site
Current site name Eldorado Empire Mining Co.
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Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.8436, 35.70806 (WGS84)
Elevation 1036
Relative position 1 MILE WEST OF NELSON
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
026S 064E 04 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • ADJOINS WALL STREET GROUP ON THE EAST

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.8436, 35.70806

Comments on the geologic information

  • ORE IN BRECCIATED ZONE 40 FEET WIDE

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 Eldorado

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner C. E. L. Gresh ( 1937 )

Comments on the production information

  • SMALL PRODUCTION REPORTED. 50 TONS OF ORE ON THE DUMPS REPORTED AN AVERAGE OF $12/TON IN AU & AG.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Unknown
    Length 609.6M
    Overall depth 60.96M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031033

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    LONGWELL, C. R., PAMPEYAN, E. H., BOWYER, B., ROBERTS, R. J., 1965 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK CO., NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 62 , P. 181 .

  • Deposit

    VANDERBURG, W. O., 1937 , RECONNAISSANCE OF MINING DISTRICTS IN CLARK CO., US BUREAU OF MINES INF. CIRC. 6964 , P. 32 - 33 .

  • Production

    VANDERBURG F. L., 1937

Reporter information

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