Grand Prise

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10044889
MRDS ID M232513
Record type Site
Current site name Grand Prise

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -116.72426, 40.35491 (WGS84)
Relative position THREE MILES NORTHWEST OF TENABO
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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 029N 046E 30 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • INFO FROM LAND.ST :PATENTED CLAIM

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Primary
Lead Primary
Copper Primary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Quartzite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Ordovician
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Ordovician
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Argillite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Chemical Sediment > Chert
    Rock unit name Valmy Formation
    Rock description Valmy Formation

Nearby scientific data

(1) -116.72426, 40.35491

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Deposit In Upper Plate Of Roberts Mtn Thrust In A Zone Of Numerous Imbricate Thrust Slices, Such As The Lander Thrust
Local High Angle Gold Quartz Fault

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Hydrothermal Channelways: Faults, Fractures, Breccias

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Bullion

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION INCLUDED SOME COPPER

Comments on the workings information

  • 2 INCLINED SHAFTS, 2 ADITS

Comments on development

  • SINGLE CLAIM, PART OF THE LOUIE GROUND

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M232513

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    STAGER, H.K. (1977) GEOLOGY & MINERAL RESOURCES OF LANDER CO. NEV., N.B.M. BULL 88

  • Deposit

    WRUCKE, C.T. (1974) GEOLOGICAL MAP OF THE TENABO AREA, LANDER CO NEV, USGS MAP MF-647

  • Production

    STAGER, H.K., (1977)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit THE SINGLE CLAIM IS PART OF THE LOUIE GROUND, IT ADJOINS THE SILVER PRISE ON THE SOUTHEAST. DEVELOPMENT ORIGINALLY CONSISTED OF 2 INCLINED SHAFTS AND 2 ADITS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Deposit VEIN/FAULT ZONE

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1980 Kirkham, Richard A. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology