Gold Cash Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10044022
MRDS ID M231338
Record type Site
Current site name Gold Cash Mine
Alternate or previous names No Money

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.11344, 40.52546 (WGS84)
Elevation 1722
Relative position 13 MILES SW 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 031N 043E 27 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • AT HEAD OF W FORK OF PHILADELPHIA CANYON

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Secondary
Silver Secondary
Lead Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Pyrite Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Analytical data

Result 0.6 OZ AU/TON
Result 4.5 OZ AG/TON

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cambrian
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cambrian
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Shale
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone
    Rock unit name Harmony Formation
    Rock description Harmony Formation

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.11344, 40.52546

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Dewitt Thrust, Golconda Thrust
Local N-S Trending Faults, E-W Trending Fault

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR, LENSES
    Strike E-W
    Dip 50N
    Thickness 0.91M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fault Zone, Fractures

Comments on the geologic information

  • ORE OCCURRED AS LENTICULAR BODIES UP TO 3 FT. THICK ALONG 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 <1934
Year of first production <1935

Mining district

District name Battle Mountain District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 91.44M

Comments on the workings information

  • SHALLOW PITS, ADIT

Comments on development

  • WORKED INTERMITTENTLY BY LESSEES FROM 1934 TO 1943

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M231338

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-B

  • Production

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

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit WORKINGS CONSIST OF SEVERAL SHALLOW PITS AND A 300-FT ADIT. GOLD CASH MINE WAS WORKED INTERMITTENTLY FROM 1934 TO 1943 BY LESSEES. ; 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