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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Painted Hills Mine, Nevada

Here is a mine you won't find in Mindat.org!
Another mine blogged using DRC 2.0






































































































































































Data exported from DRC 2.0 (c) 2009 Gary Kindel
Mine: PAINTED HILLS MINE
City: Mine ID: 128787
County HUMBOLDT Seq Nbr: 0320130425
State NEVADA Latitude 41.809722
Country USA Longitude -118.861389
Alternate Mine Names
Topographic Map
Map Name Map Scale 250' Quad Map
RAILROAD POINT 15 MIN VYA
Map Coordinates
Meridian Township Range Section Sub Section
MOUNT DIABLO 045 N 027 E 23 SW
Zone Hemisphere Northing Easting
11 N 4630111 345378
Geology and Ore Deposit Information
Deposit Model Deposit Type Deposit Size Deposit Age Deposit Form
HOT-SPRING MERCURY HOT SPRING S
Deposit Desc: HIGHLY ALTERED, IRON-STAINED (RED OCHER) TUFF. SOME CHALCEDONIC MATERIAL APPEARED TO HAVE MERCURY INCLUSIONS. SAMPLE 2979 WAS SELECTED FROM OPEN CUTS.
Local Structure
Non-Ore Minerals CHALCEDONY; RED OCHER; IRON OXIDES
Ore Minerals CINNABAR?, NATIVE HG?
Mineral Occurrences
Mineral Species Variety Strunz Frequency
CINNABAR Not Specified Reported
GOETHITE LIMONITE 4/F.06-30 Reported
MERCURY NATIVE 1/A.02-10 Reported
QUARTZ Not Specified 4/D.01-10 Reported


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