Jackson and Surprise Claims

Occurrence in Elko county in Nevada, United States with commodity Mercury

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10040556
MRDS ID M055375
Record type Site
Current site name Jackson and Surprise Claims
Alternate or previous names Surprise Claims
Related records 10124759

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -116.61538, 41.11379 (WGS84)
Elevation 1871
Relative position 2 - 1/2 MI WSW OF BUTTE MINE
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Elko

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 37N 47E 01 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION TO CENTER OF SECTION

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Mercury Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cinnabar Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Silicification

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Pyroclastic Rock > Volcanic Breccia (Agglomerate)
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Miocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -116.61538, 41.11379

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Small Fault

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1940

Mining district

District name Ivanhoe District

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Pick Mining Co.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M055375

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BAILEY, E. H., U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PERSONAL FILES

  • Deposit

    BAILEY AND PHOENIX, 1944, QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS IN NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 41

  • Deposit

    GRANGER, ET AL, 1957, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF ELKO COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 54

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-SEP-1974 Bergquist, Joel R. U.S. Geological Survey