East Klondyke Mine

Occurrence in Esmeralda county in Nevada, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10047063
MRDS ID M242305
Record type Site
Current site name East Klondyke Mine
Alternate or previous names Annex, Annex No. 1 Claims, Desert Klondyke Mine, NBMG Sample Site 446

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.19508, 37.91161 (WGS84)
Elevation 1737
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Esmeralda

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 001N 043E 30 SE OF NW Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • ABOUT 2.5 AIRMILES EAST OF ROUTE 95 AND 1.7 AIRMILES WEST OF THE NYE COUNTY LINE. UTM IS TO MINE BUILDING SHOWN ON TOPO NEAR CENTER OF CLAIM BLOCK ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Rhyolite
    Rock unit name Rhyolite Of Klondyke
    Rock description Rhyolite Of Klondyke
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cambrian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.19508, 37.91161

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Thrust Fault

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Klondyke (Southern Klondyke) District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Desert Klondyke Mining Co.
    First year 1922

Comments on the workings information

  • WORKINGS CONSIST OF ONE ADIT. WITH STOPES, CROSSCUTS, ETC.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M242305

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    NBMG BULL 92 P. 130-132.

  • Deposit

    WEED, W.H., ED., 1922, THE MINES HANDBOOK, VOL. XV., P. 1183

  • Deposit

    CHIPP, E.R., 1969, UNR MINES THESIS 351

  • Deposit

    GARSIDE, L.H, 1982, FIELD EXAMINATION (9 JUL 82)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1982 La Pointe, D.D. (Tingley, J.V.) Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology