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Series: Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists, Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.5382/SP.17.14
EISBN: 9781629491639
... Abstract Goldrush is a Carlin-type sedimentary rock-hosted disseminated gold deposit located within the Cortez mining district on the Battle Mountain-Eureka trend, Nevada, USA. Goldrush is the third giant gold deposit (>310 metric tons Au or 10 Moz Au) discovered in the district after...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 June 2017
Economic Geology (2017) 112 (4): 707–740.
... Nevada Carlin-type gold deposits is ~ 4,200 tonnes (t; ~135 Moz) ( Berger et al., 2014 ; Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 2014). Carlin-type deposits in the Cortez district, located on the Battle Mountain-Eureka trend ( Figs. 1 , 2 ), are exposed in both the Gold Acres and Cortez windows...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 August 2011
Economic Geology (2011) 106 (5): 809–833.
...John Muntean; Paul Taufen Abstract Geochemical orientation surveys were completed over covered Carlin-type gold deposits in the Cortez mine area with the expressed aim of identifying and evaluating exploration methods to discover Au ore under transported alluvial cover in Nevada. Orientation tests...
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Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 February 2021
The Leading Edge (2021) 40 (2): 122–128.
... Acknowledgments). © 2021 by The Society of Exploration Geophysicists 2021 mining geophysical response Goldrush Fourmile orebody Cortez The Goldrush-Fourmile orebody is located within the Cortez District on the Battle Mountain-Eureka trend, 50 km southeast of Battle Mountain and 100 km...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 March 2021
Economic Geology (2021) 116 (2): 501–513.
... inclusion chemistry have returned ambiguous evidence for the existence of such plutons. The high-grade Cortez Hills gold deposit in northern Nevada hosts shallow, Eocene syn- and postmineralization intrusions, offering an ideal site to investigate the existence of a deep-seated pluton beneath the district...
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Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.5382/GB.29
EISBN: 9781934969823
Series: Reviews in Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.5382/rev.20.03
EISBN: 9781629491189
... to discovery of Carlin-type gold deposits in the Carlin and Cortez trends. Mining camps in the late 1800s and early 1900s typically focused on high-grade gold, silver, and base metal deposits. Mines were often located over and adjacent to what eventually were recognized as large sedimentary rock-hosted gold...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 February 2008
Geosphere (2008) 4 (1): 75–106.
... the Caetano magmatic system was probably too young to supply heat for nearby Carlin-type gold deposits in the Cortez district, earlier nearby magmatic activity may have contributed to formation of these deposits. Reconstruction of the late Eocene, pre-Caetano caldera geologic setting, immediately prior...
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Series: Reviews in Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.5382/rev.20.02
EISBN: 9781629491189
... Abstract Mining of Carlin-type gold deposits in Nevada has made the United States one of the leading gold producers in the world for almost four decades. These deposits constitute an endowment of ~255 Moz (7,931 tonnes) of gold, of which 89% occurs in four main clusters of deposits: the Carlin...
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Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.5382/GB.29
EISBN: 9781934969823
.... The ranges host three major mining districts largely containing pluton-related mineralization. The districts are aligned along the east-west trending Uinta-Cortez axis that is a manifestation of an Archean-Proterozoic suture. The axis is the fundamental control on pluton emplacement and related metallogeny...
Series: Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists, Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.5382/SP.15.1.04
EISBN: 9781629490397
... created conditions of porosity and permeability favorable to subsequent fluid flow and mineral deposition at numerous levels in the stratigraphic sequence. Examples of gold deposits in these depositional settings are present in numerous mining districts located on the eastern Nevada carbonate platform...
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Series: Reviews in Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.5382/rev.20.06
EISBN: 9781629491189
... reserves at Getchell mine included 167 metric tonnes (t) of Au (5.372 Moz) with an average Au grade of 13.78 g/t (0.44 oz/t), almost entirely in the Turquoise Ridge deposit ( Davis and Muntean, 2017 ). Mineralized strata in the Cortez district include the Ordovician Hanson Creek Formation, the Silurian...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 March 2021
Economic Geology (2021) 116 (2): 515–526.
... with magmatic thermal events sometime after deposit formation. The vast majority of Nevada Carlin-type Au deposits occur in four areas, including the Carlin, Cortez, and Getchell trends, and the Jerritt Canyon district ( Hofstra and Cline, 2000 ; Cline et al., 2005 ; Muntean, 2018 ). These deposits...
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Published: 01 February 2003
The Canadian Mineralogist (2003) 41 (1): 83–90.
... by the Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names of the International Mineralogical Association, IMA# 2000-045. The holotype specimen of bobjonesite is stored in the collection of the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada, catalogue number CMNMC 83759. The Temple Mountain mining district, in Emery...
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Series: Reviews in Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.5382/rev.20.04
EISBN: 9781629491189
... Abstract The Marigold Au deposits are located in the Battle Mountain mining district at the northern end of Nevada’s Battle Mountain-Eureka trend. The Marigold deposits currently make up the second largest Au accumulation in the district with over 320 tonnes (10.35 Moz) of Au in oxidized rock...
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Published: 01 October 2001
The Canadian Mineralogist (2001) 39 (5): 1325–1331.
... Survey of Canada. Orthominasragrite was found (by PH) at the North Mesa mine group, Temple Mountain mining district, Emery County, Utah. The mine group is located in the west ½, southwest ¼ of section 35, Township 24 South, Range 11 East. The host rock is the Shinarump conglomerate member...
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Published: 01 August 2003
The Canadian Mineralogist (2003) 41 (4): 959–979.
... . The holotype specimen of anorthomi-nasragrite is stored in the collection of the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada, catalogue number CMNMC 83924. Anorthominasragrite was found (by PH) at the North Mesa mine group, Temple Mountain mining district, Emery County, Utah. The mine group is located...
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Location of the Lewis, Hilltop, and Bullion <b>mining</b> <b>districts</b>, northern Shos...
Published: 01 November 2008
F ig . 1. Location of the Lewis, Hilltop, and Bullion mining districts, northern Shoshone Range, Lander County, Nevada. Mineralized areas (mines, deposits, prospects) considered in this study (white stars) include (1) Betty O’Neal, (2) Blue Dick, (3) Kattenhorn, (4) Hilltop, (5) Grey Eagle, (6
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 April 2003
Economic Geology (2003) 98 (2): 317–337.
... trend, and in the Cortez-Pipeline mining district ( Fig. 1 ). The Carlin-type gold mining districts, with the exception of the Getchell trend, lie mainly along northwest-trending belts, such as the Battle Mountain-Eureka and Carlin trends ( Roberts, 1960 , 1966 ; Shawe, 1991 ) and also are associated...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 June 2010
Economic Geology (2010) 105 (4): 743–761.
... and evolution of the Sevier fold-thrust belt (Fig. 1 ). The Bingham mining district is located where the Cretaceous-Tertiary Sevier thrust belt intersects the Uinta-Cortez axis ( Roberts et al., 1965 ; Sears et al., 1982 ; Presnell, 1998 ; Fig. 1 ). The axis coincides with an important east-west-trending...
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