Emma Mine Pit

Past Producer in White Pine county in Nevada, United States with commodities Silver, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10103579
MRDS ID M031292
Record type Site
Current site name Emma Mine Pit
Alternate or previous names Now Part of the Liberty Pit, Tonopah Pit
Related records 10247228

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.00448, 39.25494 (WGS84)
Elevation 2073
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada White Pine

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
16N 62E 16 Nevada

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Copper Primary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.00448, 39.25494

Comments on the geologic information

  • DEPOSIT OCCURS IN AN E TRENDING ZONE 6 MILES LONG, UP TO 3000 FEET WIDE.

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 Robinson

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M031292

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HOSE, BLAKE, & SMITH 1976, GEOLOGY & MINERAL RESOURCES OF WHITE PINE CO, NEV. NEV BUREAU OF MINES & GEO. BULL 85

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1979 Giorgi, Albert John (Roberts, Ralph) U.S. Geological Survey