Lincoln Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10037225
MRDS ID M031118
Record type Site
Current site name Lincoln Mine
Related records 10294417

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.4214, 35.77778 (WGS84)
Elevation 1036
Relative position 3.5 MILES SOUTH 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
025S 058E 13 Nevada

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Silver Secondary
Gold Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chrysocolla Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Dolomite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Devonian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.4214, 35.77778

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Large Scale Overthrusts
Local Well Defined Wall N 15 - 25 W, 80 Sw Which Appears To Determine The Ore Distribution

Ore body information

  • Strike NE
    Dip 10 NW

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Wall

Comments on the geologic information

  • ORE IS FROM LENSES AND ROUNDED MASSES OF FERRUGINOUS SILICA, WITH SURROUNDING VEINLETS AND SMALL MASSES OF CHRYSOCOLLA. IRON BEARING CHERT SHOWS THIN FILMS OF SILVER CHLORIDE AND BROMIDE ON FRACTURES

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

Production statistics

  • Year 1917
    Period 1910 - 1917
    Material CU
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^12% Cu
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Copper Copper 12wt-pct
  • Year 1917
    Period 1910 - 1917
    Material AG
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^15 Oz/Ton
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 424g/mt

Comments on the production information

  • TOTAL PRODUCTION PROBABLY GREATER THAN THAT REPORTED.

Comments on the workings information

  • MAIN WORKING IS AN INCLINED SHAFT 350 FT. LONG.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031118

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HEWETT, 1931 , GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOODSPRINGS QUAD,; USGS PROF. PAPER 162 P. 122 - 123

  • Production

    HEWETT, 1931

Reporter information

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