Eldorado Crown Mining Co.

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10103559
MRDS ID M031034
Record type Site
Current site name Eldorado Crown Mining Co.
Alternate or previous names Crown Queen Group
Related records 10294375

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.78526, 35.70417 (WGS84)
Elevation 671
Relative position 2.5 MILES E OF NELSON
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Clark

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
026S 064E 12 Nevada

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Primary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Intermediate Volcanic Rock > Andesite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.78526, 35.70417

Ore body information

  • Strike EW
    Dip 50 S

Comments on the geologic information

  • FIVE FOOT WIDE QUARTZ VEIN HOLDS ORE. AU AND AG OCCUR IN A NETWORK OF SMALL STRINGERS IN A WELL DEFINED ZONE IN SHATTERED COUNTRY ROCK.

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 Eldorado

Land status

Ownership category Private

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION BEFORE 1907 REPORTED AT $450,000

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 1609.34M
    Overall depth 91.44M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031034

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    LONGWELL, C. R., PAMPEYAN, E. H., BOWYER, B., ROBERTS, R. J., 1965 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK CO., NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 62 .

  • Deposit

    VANDERBURG, W.O., 1937 , RECONNAISANCE OF MINING DISTRICTS IN CLARK CO., US BUREAU OF MINES INF. CIRC. 6964 , P. 32 .

  • Production

    LONGWELL, C. R., ETAL 1965 , P. 181 .

Reporter information

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