Speeter Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10037236
MRDS ID M031130
Record type Site
Current site name Speeter Mine
Related records 10269921

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.56223, 35.79167 (WGS84)
Elevation 853
Relative position 7 1/2 MILES SW OF GOODSPRINGS
(click for info)

Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
025S 057E 11 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • 1/2 MILE WEST OF HOODOO MINE.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Vanadium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cuprodescloizite Ore
Galena Ore

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.56223, 35.79167

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Large Scale Overthrusts
Local Thrust Fault Limiting The Shear Zone On The East.

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Shear Zone

Comments on the geologic information

  • SHOOT OF CUPRODESCLOIZITE AND GALENA IN THE SHEAR ZONE IS 4 - 6 FEET WIDE, CONTAINING 2 % VANADIC SHEAR ZONE IS PARALLEL TO THE BULLION OXIDE MEMBER BEDS.

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

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Rex Ewing
    First year 1922

Comments on the workings information

  • WORKINGS INCLUDE 3 TUNNELS, WITH PB ORE FOUND IN UPPER TWO. THE MIDDLE TUNNEL EXPLORES THE SHEAR ZONE.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031130

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HEWETT, 1931 , GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOODSPRINGS QUAD., USGS PROF. PAPER 162 P. 151 .

  • 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. 197 .

Reporter information

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