Dawn Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10037216
MRDS ID M031105
Record type Site
Current site name Dawn Mine
Related records 10221649

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.46473, 35.94499 (WGS84)
Elevation 1707
Relative position 9 MILES NW OF GOODSPRINGS
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
023S 058E 15 Nevada

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Zinc Primary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Calamine Ore
Galena Ore
Hydrozincite Ore
Wulfenite Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Dolomite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.46473, 35.94499

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Large Scale Overthrusting
Local Extensive Nw Trending Normal Fault 100 Ft. North Of The Shaft.

Ore body information

  • Strike N 40 E
    Dip 45 SE

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Breccia Zone

Comments on the geologic information

  • BOTH STOPES LIMITED ON ONE SIDE BY GOOD WALLS TRENDING N 40 E AND DIP 45 SE.

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 Goodsprings

Land status

Ownership category Private

Comments on the workings information

  • PRINCIPAL EXPLORATION IS AN INCLINED SHAFT EXTENDING SW INTO A RIDGE FOR 200 FEET.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031105

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HEWETT, 1931 , GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOODSPRINGS QUAD., USGS PROF. PAPER 162 P. 126

  • Production

    HEWETT, 1931

Reporter information

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