Golden Chariot Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038077
MRDS ID M045352
Record type Site
Current site name Golden Chariot Mine
Related records 10124703

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.52473, 35.83778 (WGS84)
Elevation 1475
Relative position 5 MI WEST OF GOODSPRINGS, NEV.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 024S 057E 25 NE4 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • UNSURVEYED. LOCATION GIVEN IS ON SHAFT SYMBOL WEST OF KEYSTONE MINE INFO FROM LAND.ST :49?

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Secondary
Silver Secondary
Copper Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chrysocolla Ore
Malachite Ore

Analytical data

Result ONE ASSAY (UNVERIFIED) PT=0.5 OZ/TON (17 PPM). GRADE OF DEPOSIT: 0.105 OZ/TON AU (3.6 PPM), 0.45 OZ/TON AG (15 PPM), 14.65% CU, 0.5 OZ/TON PT (17 PPM). GOLD AT MILL REPORTED AT $20/TON

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 72
USGS model code 19a
Deposit model name Polymetallic replacement
Mark3 model number 47

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.52473, 35.83778

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Fracture Zones

Ore body information

  • General form VEIN IN SHEAR ZONE

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fracture Zones

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Production years 1916

Mining district

District name Goodsprings District

Comments on the production information

  • ORE MILLED AT THE KEYSTONE MILL-SEVERAL HUNDRED TONS.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 60.96M

Comments on the workings information

  • 200 FT TUNNEL

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045352

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HEWETT, D.F., 1931, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOODSPRINGS QUADRANGLE, NEVADA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 162, P. 107.

  • Deposit

    LONGWELL, C.R., PAMPEYAN, E.H., BOWYER, BEN, AND ROBERTS, R.J., 1965, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA: NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 62, PL. 2.

  • Production

    HEWETT, 1931, P. 107

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit MAP IN HEWETT, 1931. ORE IS IN IRON-STAINED SHEAR ZONES

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-FEB-1975 Blair, Will N. U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-JUN-1991 Peterson, Jocelyn A. U.S. Geological Survey