Columbia Group

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10044000
MRDS ID M231314
Record type Site
Current site name Columbia Group

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.14651, 40.55268 (WGS84)
Elevation 1996
Relative position 12 MILES SW OF TOWN OF BATTLE MOUNTAINS
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Lander

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 031N 043E 15,22 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • ADJOINING AND E. OF ORIOLE CLAIMS; 1:24000 QUADRANGLE MAP IS A 1940 EDITION

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary
Copper Secondary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Rock unit name Battle Formation
    Rock description Battle Formation
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Conglomerate

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.14651, 40.55268

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Antler And Dewitt Thrust Faults
Local Hayden Fault, Other N-Striking Faults

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fault Zone

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year <1927
Year of first production 1927

Mining district

District name Battle Mountain District

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Birum, Charles
    First year 1927

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M231314

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ROBERTS, R.J. AND ARNOLD, D.C., 1965, ORE DEPOSITS OF THE ANTLER PEAK QUADRANGLE, HUMBOLDT AND LANDER COUNTIES, NEVADA; U.S.G.S. PROF PAPER 459-

  • Production

    ROBERTS, R.J. AND ARNOLD, D.C., 1965

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit IN 1927, CHARLES BIRUM SHIPPED 12 TONS OF ORE FROM THE CLAIMS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-DEC-1980 La Pointe, D.D. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology