Hawkeye Mine

Occurrence in Lander county in Nevada, United States with commodities Copper, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10044024
MRDS ID M231341
Record type Site
Current site name Hawkeye Mine
Alternate or previous names Acacia-Hawkeye

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.04538, 40.61879 (WGS84)
Elevation 1789
Relative position 7 MILES WSW 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 29 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • NEAR CENTER OF SEC. 29

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Lead Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Pyritc, Argillic

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 85
USGS model code 22c
Deposit model name Polymetallic veins
Mark3 model number 46

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Quartzite
    Rock unit name Harmony Formation
    Rock description Harmony Formation
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cambrian
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cambrian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.04538, 40.61879

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description N-And E-Trending Faults

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fault Zones

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Battle Mountain District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 124.97M

Comments on the workings information

  • ADITS, DRIFTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M231341

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

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit WORKINGS CONSIST OF A 410-FT ADIT AND E-W-TRENDING DRIFTS ; 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
Updater 01-SEP-1994 Li, Zhiping (Peters, S.) U.S. Geological Survey