Middlesex Mine

Occurrence in Clark county in Nevada, United States with commodities Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10037227
MRDS ID M031120
Record type Site
Current site name Middlesex Mine
Related records 10270233

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.48667, 35.84583 (WGS84)
Elevation 1463
Relative position 3 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
024S 058E 20,21 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • 1/2 MILE SE OF YELLOW PINE MINE

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Zinc Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Hydrozincite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Paleocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pennsylvanian
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Dolomite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.48667, 35.84583

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Large Scale Overthrusts

Ore body information

  • Strike NS
    Dip 35 W

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Bedding Surface Fracture

Comments on the geologic information

  • GALENA IN COARSE CUBIC CRYSTALS EMBEDDED IN WHITE COARSE DOLOMITE. GRANITE PORPHYRY SILL IS 40 FT STRATIGRAPHICALLY BELOW THE FRACTURE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Goodsprings

Land status

Ownership category Private

Comments on the production information

  • NO RECORDED PRODUCTION, BUT ESTIMATED AT 200 TONS OF PB/ZN ORE.

Comments on the workings information

  • 2 TUNNELS, UPPER 100 FT LONG, AND LOWER 400 FT LONG. ALSO 3 OTHER TUNNELS WITHIN 600 FT FROM THE MINE WHICH EXPLORE SAME ORE ZONE

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031120

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HEWETT, 1931 , GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOODSPRINGS QUAD; USGS PROF. PAPER 162 P. 137

  • Production

    HEWETT, 1931

Reporter information

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