Vernon and Snowstrom Claims

Past Producer in Pershing county in Nevada, United States with commodities Tungsten, Uranium, Gold, Molybdenum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10047463
MRDS ID M242816
Record type Site
Current site name Vernon and Snowstrom Claims
Alternate or previous names Terry Claim, NBMG Sample Site 2822
Related records 10125220

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -118.81099, 40.41933 (WGS84)
Elevation 1455
Relative position ABOUT 1.2 MILES S70W FROM VERNON TOWNSITE.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Nevada Pershing

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 029N 028E 02 NW Nevada

Comments on the location information

  • ABOUT 1000 YDS SOUTH OF VERNON-PORTER SPRINGS ROAD, 1 MILE EAST OF PASS. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Uranium Tertiary
Gold Tertiary
Molybdenum Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Scheelite Ore
Epidote Gangue
Garnet Gangue
Limonite Gangue
Microcline Gangue
Muscovite Gangue
Plagioclase Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Granitic Rock Altered Along Quartz Veins.

Analytical data

Result RADIOACTIVITY=300 CPS (3X BG) OVER A 2 FT X 40 FT AREA. PEGMATITE SAMPLE YIELDED 7.0 PPM U308 AND GRANITIC DIKE SAMPLE YIELDED 9.0 PPM U308. GARSIDE REPORTS THAT AEC REPORTS A SAMPLE FROM THIS PROSPECT CONTAINED 1.026 % U308 AND 2.6 % W03. NBMG SAMPLE 2822, A CHANNEL SAMPLE CUT ACROSS THE VEIN IN THE CEILING OF THE ADIT, CONTAINS 15 % FE, 1.5 % MG, 20 % CA, 0.2 % TI, 5000 PPM MN, 50 PPM B, 500 PPM BA, 2 PPM BE, 10 PPM CO, 100 PPM CR, 100 PPM CU, 100 PPM MO, 70 PPM NI, 15 PPM PB, 10 PPM SC, 10 PPM SN, 700 PPM SR, 150 PPM V, 100 PPM W, 20 PPM Y, AND 70 PPM ZR.

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 42
USGS model code 14a
Deposit model name W skarn

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Pegmatite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Pegmatite
    Rock unit name Auld Lang Syne Group
    Rock description Auld Lang Syne Group
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -118.81099, 40.41933

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Irregular Fractures

Ore body information

  • Strike N-S
    Dip 70-90 E

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Contact Of Granodiorite With Metasediments.

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 Seven Troughs District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 45.72M

Comments on the workings information

  • PITS, ADITS, AND INCLINE, SHALLOW DRIFT, NUMEROUS BULLDOZERCUTS.

Comments on development

  • NO ACTIVITY WHEN EXAMINED IN 1984.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M242816

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SMOUSE, DEFOREST, 1978, UNPUBLISHED URANIUM OCCURRENCE REPORT.

  • Deposit

    AEC PRELIM RECONN REPORT 3722, OPEN FILE.

  • Deposit

    GARSIDE, L. J., 1973, NBMG BULL 81, P. 96.

  • Deposit

    QUADE, JACK, 7 SEP 84, NBMG FIELD EXAMINATION AND SAMPLE ANALYSIS.

  • Production

    STAGER AND TINGLEY, IN PREP.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit IRREGULARLY DISSEMINATED SCHEELITE IN SKARN, PEGMATITE, QUARTZ VEINS ASSOCIATED WITH CONTACT ZONE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1986 La Pointe, D.D. (Tingley, J.V.) Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology