Copper Queen Placer

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10044009
MRDS ID M231324
Record type Site
Current site name Copper Queen Placer

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.059, 40.61879 (WGS84)
Elevation 1722
Relative position 6 MILES W. OF TOWN OF BATTLE MOUNTAIN
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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 032N 044E 30 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • IN LONG CANYON BELOW COPPER QUEEN MINE

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 119
USGS model code 39a
BC deposit profile C01. C02
Deposit model name Placer Au-PGE
Mark3 model number 54

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Unconsolidated Deposit > Alluvium
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Holocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.059, 40.61879

Ore body information

  • General form CHANNEL, BLANKET

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Channel

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year <1936
Year of first production 1936

Mining district

District name Battle Mountain District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Comments on development

  • SMALL PRODUCTION 1936-1937

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M231324

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ROBERTS, R.J.,A DN ARNOLD D.C., 1965, ORE DEPOSITS OF THE ANTLER PEAK QUADRANGLE HUMBOLDT AND LANDER COUNITES: U.S.G.S. PROF PATER 459-B

  • Deposit

    STEWART, J.H., MCKEE, E.H., AND STAGER, H.K., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER COUNTY, NEV NEV BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 88

  • Production

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

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GOLD IS IN LOWER VALLEY LAYERS OF ALLUVIUM, AND IS LOCALLY DERIVED. PLACER DEPOSIT
Deposit GOLD IS IN LOWER VALLEY LAYERS OF ALLUVIUM AND IS LOCALLY DERIVED ; 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