Monday, April 30, 2012
Nature, beauty of the land and DesertDale is in seventh heaven, with all the bird photos he can take.
It was discovered in 1864 and mined until 2005.The mine produced 575,000oz of gold including 405,000oz from underground operations and 170,000oz from open pit.
The combined resources in both Drink water and Mary open pits have been estimated to be 4.6 million tons (mt) graded at 1.462g/t Au. Cumulative inferred resources at Drink water and Mary open pits amount to 3.7mt grading at 1.120 g/t Au.
The deposit lies within the northeast edge of the Silver Peak Mountain Range, located within the Walker Lane. The Walker lane is a 100km wide corridor that divides the Sierra Nevada Bartholdi to the west and southwest and the Great Basin to the east and northeast. (info from the following site http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/mineral-ridge/).
Posted by Vera Avila at 1:51 PM