Little Gem Mine

Past Producer in Lander county in Nevada, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10295504
MAS/MILS ID 0320150121
Record type Site
Current site name Little Gem Mine
Alternate or previous names Cracker Jack

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -116.70813, 40.31961 (WGS84)
Elevation 1853
Location accuracy 500(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 028 N 047 E 07 NE Nevada


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -116.70813, 40.31961

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
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 0320150121

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    NEV. BUR. OF MINES RPT. 17, 1968, P. 15

  • Deposit

    NEV. BUR. OF MINES BULL. 88, 1977, P. 74

  • Deposit

    U.S. BUR. OF MINES INFORM. CIRC. 7043, 1939, PP. 42-43

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 28-MAR-88 Western Field Operations Center (WFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines