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Goldstrike Mines, Eureka Co./Elko Co., Nevada, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 58' 29'' North , 116° 21' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.97486,-116.35305
GeoHash:G#: 9rm3074rc
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.


Commodity List

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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Aktashite ?

Albite

var: Andesine

Aliettite

Alunite

'Amphibole Supergroup'

'var: Byssolite'

Anatase

Andradite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Anorthite

'Anorthoclase'

Antlerite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Arsenic

Arsenolamprite

Arsenopyrite

Augite

Azurite

Baryte

Bassanite

Berthierite

'Biotite'

Bismuthinite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Brannerite

Cacoxenite

Cadmium

Calcite

Carlinite

Celestine

Cervantite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Cinnabar

Clausthalite

Clinochlore

Conichalcite

Copper

Crandallite

Dickite

Diopside

Dolomite

Dussertite

Englishite

Epidote

Epsomite

Fluellite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(Na)

Fluorite

Fraipontite

Freibergite

Galena

Galkhaite

Gersdorffite

Gibbsite

Goethite

Gold

Gortdrumite

Graphite

Greenockite

Grossular

Gruzdevite

Gunningite

Gypsum

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halotrichite

Hedenbergite

Hematite

Hewettite

Hureaulite

Hydroniumjarosite

Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

Hydroxylapatite

Ilmenite

Ilsemannite

Jahnsite-(CaMnMg)

Jarosite

Jordisite

Kaolinite

Kermesite

'K Feldspar'

Kieserite

'Labradorite'

Laumontite

Lepidocrocite

Leucophosphite

Leucoxene

'Limonite'

Lizardite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnetite

Malachite

Mansfieldite

Marcasite

Melanterite

Meneghinite

Metastibnite

Meurigite-K

Miargyrite

Microcline

Millerite

Molybdenite

Monazite-(Ce)

Monazite-(La)

Montmorillonite

Mordenite

Morenosite

Muscovite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Natrolite

Nontronite

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Orpiment

Orthoclase

Pararealgar

Pargasite

Pentlandite

Pharmacosiderite

Phlogopite

Pitticite

Prehnite

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Amethyst

Realgar

Roscoelite

Rozenite

Rutile

Scheelite

Scorodite

Siderite

Siegenite

'Smectite Group'

Sphalerite

Starkeyite

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Strengite

Sulphur

Symplesite

Szomolnokite

Tellurobismuthite

Tetradymite

Tetrahedrite

Thorianite

Tiemannite

Titanite

Torbernite

Tremolite

Tripuhyite

Tungstenite

Uraninite

Valentinite

Variscite

Vésigniéite

Vesuvianite

Violarite

Vivianite

Voltaite

Wavellite

Whitlockite

Wollastonite

Wurtzite

Xenotime-(Y)

Zircon

Zoisite


166 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Regional Geology

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Quaternary - Miocene
0 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185380
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. [154]

Pleistocene - Pliocene
0.0117 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 2777324
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.

Lithology: Major:{coarse alluvium,fine alluvium}

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. [133]

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References

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Society of Economic Geologists (2002), Integrated Methods for Discovery: Global Exploration in the Twenty-First Century, Special Publication Number 9 (April, 2002): 275–298.
Castor, S.B. and Ferdock, G.C. (2004), Minerals of Nevada, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Special Publication 31.
Morris, N. (2005) Gold and Silver. Appleseed Editions Ltd, East Sussex.
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Online Documents (2006), OF06-19 - Nevada Uranium and Thorium Occurrences.

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