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Geology of the Tonopah mining district, Nevada.

Geology of the Tonopah mining district, Nevada.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology - Nevada,
  • Tonopah mining district

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    The Physical Object
    Pagination295
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22017170M

    Hotels near Tonopah Historic Mining Park: ( mi) Mizpah Hotel ( mi) Best Western Hi-Desert Inn ( mi) Clown Motel ( mi) Tonopah Station Hotel, Casino, RV Park ( mi) Jim Butler Inn & Suites; View all hotels near Tonopah Historic Mining Park on Tripadvisor/5(). See the Milky Way in the remote town of Tonopah, along with the Tonopah Historic Mining Park and the Central Nevada Museum. Geology buffs are drawn to the natural rock formations at Monte Cristo's Castle. As well as the infamous Clown Motel and, just 25 miles up the road, the allegedly haunted Goldfield Hotel. Address. Shop for Josiah Edward Spurr at Save money. Live better. Geology. The Tonopah mining district is an intermediate sulfidation epithermal vein system. Productive veins in the district are hosted in volcanic rocks which range in composition from andesite to rhyolite. High-grade mineralization in the veins consists of argentite, .


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Geology of the Tonopah Mining District, Nevada Paperback – Aug by Josiah Edward Spurr (Author)Cited by: 9. Geology of the Tonopah mining district, Nevada by Spurr, Josiah Edward, Pages: About this Book Catalog Record Details. Geology of the Tonopah mining district, Nevada, by Josiah Edward Spurr, Josiah Edward, View full catalog record.

Rights: Public. Title. Geology of the Tonopah mining district, Nevada, Related Titles. Series: Professional paper (Geological Survey (U.S.)) ; no. 42 By. Spurr, Josiah Edward, Previous geologic work, Tertiary geologic history of the district, seven geologic formations, faulting, and orebodies.

The geology of the producing part of the Tonopah mining district [Nevada]Cited by: 1. P P 42 / Spurr, J. / GEOLOGY OF THE TONOPAH MINING DISTRICT, NEVADA,cl[3], pages, 24 plates, 78 figs., slight staining along bottom edges of several pages, does not detract or enter printing or maps, ovg, $ PP 42 / Spurr, J.

/ GEOLOGY OF THE TONOPAH MINING DISTRICT, NEVADA,cl[3], pages, 24 plates, 78 figs.; available with an exceptionally fine cloth binding cl[3], but has slight staining along bottom edges of several pages, does not really detract or enter the text or maps, ovg, $ Tonopah Mining District, San Antonio Mountains, Nye Co., Nevada, USA: A former Ag-Pb-Cu-Au-W-As mining area located in T2 & 3N, R42E, MDM, around the town of Tonopah.

Discovered by James L. Butler in and started production the same year. Operated during the period. Between andthe Tonopah Mining District produced over $ million.

The influx of miners and prospectors to Central Nevada produced other discoveries. The Goldfield Mining District was discovered in late The Combination Lode was located in and a major rush followed. The railroad arrived in Goldfield in the VJhite Pine District.

Claim l!ap. the 'inti te Pine District. Mines i.n. the Pine District. The Eberhardt 'funnel. The Wheeler Adit The Pocotillo Adit The. Caroline. Claims The Rocco-Honestake!line The. Fey. t'ine The Tonopah-Belmont Mine.

The Ward Exploration Company Mine. The Seligman Uine. viii. Envelope. II Author: Fred L. Humphrey. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spurr, Josiah Edward, Geology of the Tonopah mining district, Nevada.

Washington, Govt. Print. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. Geology of the Tonopah mining district, Nevada, Geology of the Tonopah mining district, Nevada, By.

Spurr, Josiah Edward, Comprehensive treatise on the geology, mineralogy and mines and prospects of the Tonopah District. Significant discussion of ore mineralogy, ore structure and alteration. pages, including 24 plates and 78 figures.

Nolan, T.B.,The underground geology of the western part of the Tonopah mining district, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology and Mackay School of Mines Bulletin, no. 9, 35 p., Prepared in cooperation with USGS.

2 Petrographic, Geochemical, and Geochronologic Data for Cenozoic Volcanic Rocks of the Mining Districts, Nevada anhattan Tonopah Goldfield alley alley San Antonio Mountains DIVIDE MINING DISTRICT TONOPAH MINING DISTRICT GOLDFIELD MINING DISTRICT 6 6 95 95 82 69 NYE COUNTY ESMERALDA COUNTY A 11° 38°Author: Edward A.

du Bray, David A. John, Peter A. Vikre, Joseph P. Colgan, Michael A. Cosca, Leah E. Morgan. There was a brief period of renewed interest in Tonopah in when Howard Hughes' Summa Corp. bought many of Tonopah Mining Company 's old mining claims in the central mineralized portion of the Tonopah district, including the Mizpah, Silver Top, and Desert Queen mines.

By F. RANSOME. The geologic work done in Nevada by the Geological Survey during the last few years is of four general kinds, which, however^ are not sharply separable. These are (1) comprehensive, detailed studies of important mining districts, exemplified by the work of Spurr at Tonopah, by: The original bombing range had been used for the – silver rush (e.g., Tonopah Mining District & Tonopah Manhattan Stage Route), and the region was subdivided into smaller numbered management areas (e.g., Area 2, Area 5, A A A A Area 52), which are used for names of some of the range installations (e.g Coordinates: 37°31′36″N °11′53″W / °N.

Title: Geology of the Tonopah, Lone Mountain, Klondike, and northern Mud Lake quadrangles, Nevada Author: Harold F. Bonham, Jr. and Larry J. Garside Year: Series.

item 3 Geology of the Tonopah Mining District, Nevada (Hardback or Cased Book) - Geology of the Tonopah Mining District, Nevada (Hardback or Cased Book) $ Free shipping. Tonopah, NV mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information.

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Responsibility: by Thomas B. Nolan, associate geologist, U.S. Geological survey. Prepared and published by the Nevada state bureau of mines in co-operation with the United States Geological survey. The current mining district naming convention used in this index is based on Report See Map of Mining Districts in Nevada, datedfor a more historical reference on Nevada mining district locations.

Over the last several years NBMG has undertaken the digital conversion of these paper documents into scanned images. Home» Store» Books» Roadside Geology» Nevada. Roadside Geology of Nevada by Frank DeCourten and Norma Biggar.

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The Nevada Mineral Industry Learn how the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology serves the citizens of Nevada in this informative video. Web maps and data.

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Browse Publications online or visit our Publication Sales and. Gem Trails of Nevada by James R. Mitchell. Visit the places where experienced rock and mineral collectors have found success. Silver mining in Nevada, a state of the United States, began in with the discovery of the Comstock Lode, the first major silver-mining district in the United States.

Nevada calls itself the "Silver State." Nevada is the nation's second-largest producer of silver, after Nevada produced million troy ounces of silver, of which 6,74 million ounces were as a byproduct of. Some districts, including the well-known mining centers at Virginia City, Tonopah, Goldfield, Eureka, and Pioche, produced enormous quantities of metals, and each was home to thousands of residents.

They had impacts that extended far beyond Nevada’s borders, and their residents came from all corners of the country and the world. The mining district of Tonopah, in Western Nevada, has at- tracted much attention among mining men during the last few years, on account of the considerable quantity and rich char- Author: J.E.

Spurr. district. Small-scale mining operations continued to produce Tonopah and Goldfield. Golden Arrow is located along the western margin of the Exploration geology of the Golden Arrow district, Nevada Table 1. SUMMARY OF MODERN EXPLORATION PROGRAMS, GOLDEN ARROW DISTRICT, NEVADA.

Olinghouse Mining District. The rich mining area is located about 12 miles south of Pyramid Lake. Gold was found here early on. There was some placer mining being done as early asbut were clearly overshadowed by the Comstock strikes, along with many other rich discoveries made throughout Nevada in the late s.

West Tonopah mine, Tonopah Mining District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA: The most common minerals on earth Information for Educators Mindat Articles The Elements Books & Magazines. Regional Geology.

The Tonopah Divide Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 6, feet., AND PIT IS JUST SE OF OLD TONOPAH DIVIDE SHAFT.

Comment Type: Production: Comment: THE MINE ALSO PRODUCED IN YOUNG, G.J.,DIVIDE SILVER-GOLD DISTRICT OF NEVADA: ENGINEERING AND MINING JOURNAL.

Tonopah is a perfect place to stay while enjoying central Nevada's recreational activities including rock hunting, hiking, bird watching, wildlife viewing, mountain biking, off-roading and hunting. Learn More. His stamp is on the front endpaper. A comprehensive report on the geology and mines of the Bingham Mining District.

Extensive geological interpretation of stratigraphy, structure, rock types and mineralogy, as well as mining history, mining practices and descriptions of the numerous mines and prospects. The 10 square-mile Monte Cristo property is located in the historic Gilbert mining district, on the northeastern side of the Monte Cristo Range in Esmeralda County, Nevada, approximately 24 miles west-northwest of Tonopah, Nevada.

The property and the surrounding area have been the focus of precious metal exploration and small-scale mining since the discovery of. Mining in Tonopah underwent several highs and lows until the s, when the Pittman Act expired and production began to steadily taper off.

At its peak inthe district producedtons of ore worth $9, but had reached a new low in when it yielded only $,Map of Bullfrog Mining District, Nye County, Nevada. From W.H. Shearer, Atlas of the Goldfield Tonopah and Bullfrog Mining Districts of Nevada, Map of Tonopah, Goldfield & Bullfrog Mining Districts and Region Adjacent Showing Railroads, Wagon Roads and Trails, The Alberto Mine is a gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 5, feet.

Tonopah Mining District and Vicinity, Nye and Esmeralda. Reference Category: Deposit. Reference: Nevada. NV Bureau of Mines and Geology. Reference Category: Deposit. Reference: The Tonopah, Lone Mountain, Klondike, and.