|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||40° 58' 29'' North , 116° 21' 10'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||40.97486,-116.35305|
|Owned/operated by:||Barrick Gold Corporation|
|Locality type:||Group of Mines|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Gold deposit discovered in 1967. The workings spread over the border between Eureka and Elko counties.
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166 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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- Igneous rock
- Sedimentary rock and sediment
- Metamorphic rock
- Unclassifed rock
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|Quaternary - Miocene|
0 - 23.03 Ma
|Cenozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
|Pleistocene - Pliocene|
0.0117 - 5.333 Ma
|Older alluvium and alluvial fan deposits|
Age: Cenozoic (0.0117 - 5.333 Ma)
Description: Unit consists mostly of older alluvium and alluvial fans. It also includes various stream deposits, gravel, fanglomerates, and older gravels. It is not very consistent in description from county to county. This is used in all counties except Clark.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.