Palace and Porter Mines

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10037230
MRDS ID M031123
Record type Site
Current site name Palace and Porter Mines
Related records 10197313

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.44945, 35.76556 (WGS84)
Elevation 1311
Relative position 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 14 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • HEAD OF MONTE CRISTO GULCH.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Hydrozincite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Mississippian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.44945, 35.76556

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Fredrickson Rift Zone (Nw Belt Of Shearing).

Comments on the geologic information

  • ORE IN IRREGULAR FLAT LENSES OF GALENA BEARING DOLOMITE, AND SOME REDDISH HYDROZINCITE.

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 production information

  • CLAIMS HAVE YIELDED 250 - 300 TONS OF HIGH GRADE LEAD ORE BETWEEN YEARS OF 1905 - 1925 . ONE SHIPMENT IN 1925 CONTAINED 30 TONS ORE WITH 241 OZ. AG AND 35,835 LBS. PB.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 60.96M

Comments on the workings information

  • FLAT STOPE AT PORTER CLAIM 15 X 25 FEET IN AREA. THERE ARE 4 TUNNELS AT THE PORTER CLAIM.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031123

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HEWETT, 1931 , GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOODSPRINGS QUAD., USGS PROF. PAPER 162 P. 158 .

  • 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. 195 .

  • Production

    HEWETT, 1931

Reporter information

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