Robinson District

Producer in White Pine county in Nevada, United States with commodities Lead, Silver, Zinc, Copper, Gold, Molybdenum, Platinum, Palladium, Rhenium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 60000966
MRDS ID M046657
Record type District
Current site name Robinson District
Alternate or previous names Liberty, Tripp, Ruth, Emma, Veteran, Kimberly, Ruth District, Ely, Kimberly District

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.99947, 39.25664 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 100(meters)
Relative position LOCATION GIVEN IS WITHIN LIBERTY PIT; PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = ELY 1:625000, ACC ACCURATE WITHIN DISTRICT, ACC ACCURATE WITHIN DISTRICT
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada White Pine

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Silver Primary
Zinc Primary
Copper Primary
Gold Primary
Molybdenum Secondary
Platinum Secondary
Palladium Secondary
Rhenium Secondary

Alteration

  • (Local) SEVERAL ALTERATION STAGES

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 58
USGS model code 18a
Deposit model name Porphyry Cu, skarn-related
Mark3 model number 9

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.99947, 39.25664

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fault/fracture: VEINS

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Discovery year 1867
Discoverer Mr. Robinson And Others
Year of first production 1907

Mining district

District name ROBINSON DISTRICT
District name RUTH DISTRICT
District name KIMBERLY DISTRICT

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner KENNECOTT COPPER CORP.
    Year 1969

Reference information

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SMITH, R.M., 1976, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF WHITE PINE COUNTY, NEVADA: NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULLETIN 85, PART II, P. 37, 38, 66, 72, 68.

  • Deposit

    NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGI, 1994, MI-1993

  • Deposit

    NEVADA DIVISION OF MINERALS, 1994