Unnamed Manganese Prospect #1

Occurrence in Lander county in Nevada, United States with commodity Manganese

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10044069
MRDS ID M231391
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Manganese Prospect #1

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.06705, 40.62823 (WGS84)
Elevation 1826
Relative position 6 MILES WEST 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 19 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • SE 1/4 OF SW 1/4 SEC. 19

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Manganese Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Psilomelane Ore
Pyrolusite Ore

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 156
USGS model code 25g
Deposit model name Epithermal Mn

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cambrian
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cambrian
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Quartzite
    Rock unit name Harmony Formation
    Rock description Harmony Formation

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.06705, 40.62823

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Thrust Faults
Local N-Trending Faults

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • N-Trending Fault Zone

Comments on the geologic information

  • PSILOMELANE AND PYROLUSITE OCCUR IN N-TRENDING STRINGERS ALONG FAULT IN QUARTZITE

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

Comments on the workings information

  • 2 PITS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M231391

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SOUTERN PACIFIC CO., 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY

  • Deposit

    ROBERTS, R.J., ET AL., 1964, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE ANTLER PEAK QUADRANGLE, HUMBOLDT AND LANDER COUNTIES, NEV.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit DEVELOPED BY TWO PITS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Deposit VEIN, FAULT ZONE. PSILOMELANE AND PYROLUSITE IN N-TRENDING STRINGERS ALONG FAULT IN QUARTZITE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JAN-1981 La Pointe, D. D. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
Updater 01-SEP-1994 Li, Zhiping (Peters, S.) U.S. Geological Survey