Georgine Mine

Occurrence in Mineral county in Nevada, United States with commodity Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10045323
MRDS ID M233025
Record type Site
Current site name Georgine Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -118.10372, 38.15549 (WGS84)
Elevation 1829
Relative position 1/2 MI SW OF CANDELARIA
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Mineral

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 004N 035E Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972); 1:24000 QUADRANGLE IS A 1967) EDITION

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Jamesonite Ore
Chalcopyrite Gangue
Galena Gangue
Pyrite Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Oxidation

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Shale
    Rock unit name Candelaria Formation
    Rock description Candelaria Formation
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock

Nearby scientific data

(1) -118.10372, 38.15549

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Regional Ne-Trending Faults
Local Alpha Fault

Ore body information

  • General form LINEAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Vein

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Candelaria District

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M233025

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS TAPOGRAPHIC MAP, CANDELARIA, NEVADA, 1967; 1:24000

  • Deposit

    ROSS, D.C., 1961, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF MINERAL COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL.58.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit E-TRENDING VEIN SYSTEM

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1981 Flynn, Patricia D. (Tingley, J. V.) Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology