Fsw Claims

Occurrence in Elko county in Nevada, United States with commodities Copper, Silver, Barium-Barite

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10046890
MRDS ID M242116
Record type Site
Current site name Fsw Claims
Alternate or previous names One End Same As Sheeps Lode Claim, Hank, Elevated, Polly, Hobo, Tin Can, Will Patents, Min. Sur. 3745.

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.22614, 40.44382 (WGS84)
Elevation 1981
Relative position ON WEST SIDE OF FERGUSON MOUNTAIN
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Elko

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 030N 069E 29,30 Nevada

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Silver Primary
Barium-Barite Secondary

Alteration

  • (Local) Silicification, Iron Staining

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 72
USGS model code 19a
Deposit model name Polymetallic replacement
Mark3 model number 47

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Shale > Black Shale
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.22614, 40.44382

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Ne-Trending Near Vertical Fault

Ore body information

  • Strike NE
    Dip NEAR 90

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Breccia Zone, Fault Zone, Contact Of Limestone & Shale

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Both metallic and non-metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1981
Discoverer Nwx Inc.

Mining district

District name Ferguson Spring 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 M242116

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, STEVE, 1982, FIELD EXAMINATION ON 10-8-82

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-SEP-1983 La Pointe, D.D. (Tingley, J.V.) Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology