Iron Canyon Placer

Past Producer in Lander county in Nevada, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10295108
MRDS ID M046567
MAS/MILS ID 0320150095
Record type Site
Current site name Iron Canyon Placer

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -117.10844, 40.5463 (WGS84)
Elevation 1768
Location accuracy 100(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Lander

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 031 N 043 E 23 NW Nevada


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -117.10844, 40.5463

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category Unknown

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0320150095
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M046567 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 1356, 1973, P. 36-39

  • Deposit

    NEV. BUR. OF MINES BULL. 88, P. 69

  • Deposit

    U.S. BUR. OF MINES INFORM CIRC. 7043, 1939, P. 31

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 14-NOV-83 Western Field Operations Center (WFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines