Jumbo Mine

Past Producer in Esmeralda county in Nevada, United States with commodities Gold, Copper, Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10103975
MRDS ID M232065
Record type Site
Current site name Jumbo Mine
Alternate or previous names Jumbo Claim, Lucky Boy Claim, Grizzly Bear Claim, Clermont Claims.

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.22202, 37.71328 (WGS84)
Elevation 1731
Relative position ONE MILE SOUTH OF COLUMBIA MTN.
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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 003S 042E 01 Nevada

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Tertiary
Antimony Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Famatinite Ore
Gold Ore
Alunite Gangue
Gypsum Gangue
Kaolinite Gangue
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result ONE SHIPMENT IN 1904 CONTAINED $4,960 PER TON.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Dacite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pliocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.22202, 37.71328

Ore body information

  • Strike N16W
    Dip 90
    Depth to bottom 76.2M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 6.1M
    Length 182.88M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1903
Discoverer C.D. Taylor
Year of first production 1904

Mining district

District name Goldfield District

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Goldfield Consolidated Mines Co.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M232065

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    RANSOME, F.L., 1909, THE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOLDFIELD, NEVADA: USGS PP 66, P. 220-222

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1981 Wong, George (Roberts, Ralph) U.S. Geological Survey