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Dauntless Lode 

20.66 Acres

Unpatented Lode Claim

Seven Troughs Mining District

Pershing County, Nevada

Sale Price  12,500

Primary Metals

Gold & Silver

Buy the Dauntless Lode Claim outright for 12,500 USD or finance in house with 5,000 USD down and a monthly payment of 345.22 USD for 24 months.  No early pre-payment penalties, hidden fees, or credit checks.

Overview

Featuring a large rock bolted adit, two smaller adits, a mine shaft, numerous prospect pits and significant surface tailings piles, the Dauntless Lode is a rare gem in the Seven Troughs mining district.  

History

The Seven Troughs mining district was initially discovered in 1905 and officially organized in 1906.  The commodities mined within the district were Gold, Silver. Lead, Copper, Zinc, and Tungsten.  The Dauntless Lode claim operated from 1953 - 1962.

Access

Dirt road access passable by standard pickup truck, access road leads right to the main portal eliminating the need and extra cost of additional access road building.

Camping

Camping is allowed onsite up to 14 days without a permit.

Geological Information

Commodities 

Tungsten

Importance

Primary

Gold

Importance

Primary

Deposit Model

W Skarn

Materials Information 

Material

Scheelite

Type of Material 

Ore

Associated Rock Type

Plutonic > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite

Stratigraphic Age

Late Cretaceous 

Stratigraphic Age

Late Jurassic

Host Rock Type

Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock

Host Rock Type

Sedimentary Rock > Carbondate > Limestone

Additional Nearby Rock Types

Shale, Mudstone, Siltstone, Sandstone, and carbondate rock; sparse volcanic rock

Controls For Ore Emplacement

Contact zone of intrusive with Limestone

Workings Information 

3 adits and shaft; sizable workings

Development Information

Operated from 1953 - 1962

Deposit

Large adit has rock bolts to support the ceiling in near vertical sediments bearing S - E.  Adit followed contact zone

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