Pompeii Mine

Past Producer in Clark county in Nevada, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10103555
MRDS ID M031009
Record type Site
Current site name Pompeii Mine
Related records 10149807

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.92388, 35.49751 (WGS84)
Elevation 1067
Relative position 2 MILES NORTH OF SEARCHLIGHT
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
028S 063E 22 Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • 1500 FT. N OF BLOSSOM MINE

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Silver Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.92388, 35.49751

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Near The Contact With Quartz Monzonite Intrusion

Ore body information

  • Strike N 65 W
    Dip 59 SW

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fractures Caused By Quartz Monzonite Intrusion

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 Searchlight

Land status

Ownership category Private

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION RECORDED IN 1909 , 1913 - 1918 , 1927 - 1930 , 1933 - 1934 . TOTAL PRODUCTION VERY SMALL.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Overall depth 79.25M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031009

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CALLAGHAN, E., 1939 , GEOLOGY OF THE SEARCHLIGHT DISTRICT, CLARK CO., USGS BULL. 906 - D P. 176 - 179

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1979 Harner, Joy L. (Roberts, Ralph J.) U.S. Geological Survey