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San Rafael Mine

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Path to the site

USA / Nevada / Nye Co. / Lodi District / Quartz Mountain / San Rafael Mine

Journey Description

ca 10 Meilen nördl. v. Gabbs

Exposure description

aufgelassene Blei/Kupfer/Silbermine. Ca 120 m tiefer Schrägschacht (ca 60°steil) mit Leitern, die jedoch tw. verschüttet sind. Besonders der obere Teil ist sehr gefährlich (einsturzbedroht).

Entrance Restrictions

"keep out"- u. "danger"-Schilder

Last Visit

1996

GPS Coordinates

San Rafael Mine



San Rafael Mine

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 39.04305556° N, 
Long: 117.9675° W
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 39° 2' 35" N,
   Long: 117° 58' 3" W
Local weather information, Macrostrat geological map

Mineralienatlas short URL

https://www.mineralatlas.eu/?l=2096
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Shortened path specification

⚒ San Rafael, Quartz Mountain, Lodi, Nye Co., Nevada, US
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Important: Before entering this or any other place of discovery you should have a permission of the operator and/or owner. Likewise it is to be respected that necessary safety precautions are kept during the visit.

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Images from localities (3 Images total)

San Rafael Mine
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San Rafael Mine
Einstieg in den Schrägschacht ist heute total verschüttet. Alternativ benutzen einheimische Sammler eine vertikalen 20m Schacht in Abseiltechnik
Copyright: eschuhbauer; Contribution: eschuhbauer
Location: USA/Nevada/Nye Co./Lodi District/Quartz Mountain/San Rafael Mine
Image: 1346175686
Rating: 6 (votes: 1)
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San Rafael Mine

Einstieg in den Schrägschacht ist heute total verschüttet. Alternativ benutzen einheimische Sammler eine vertikalen 20m Schacht in Abseiltechnik

Copyright: eschuhbauer
Contribution: eschuhbauer 2012-08-28
San Rafael Mine
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San Rafael Mine
im 450 ft. level befinden sich die lohnenden Abbaue
Copyright: eschuhbauer; Contribution: eschuhbauer
Location: USA/Nevada/Nye Co./Lodi District/Quartz Mountain/San Rafael Mine
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San Rafael Mine

im 450 ft. level befinden sich die lohnenden Abbaue

Copyright: eschuhbauer
Contribution: eschuhbauer 2012-09-07
San Rafael Mine
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San Rafael Mine
Headframe für den 500-feet Schrägschacht
Copyright: eschuhbauer; Contribution: eschuhbauer
Location: USA/Nevada/Nye Co./Lodi District/Quartz Mountain/San Rafael Mine
Image: 1346174498
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San Rafael Mine

Headframe für den 500-feet Schrägschacht

Copyright: eschuhbauer
Contribution: eschuhbauer 2012-08-28

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Mineral images (13 Images total)

Aurichalcit
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Aurichalcit
San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mtn., Nye Co., Nevada
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer; Contribution: eschuhbauer
Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter, Collection number: A025448, Donator: eschuhbauer
Location: USA/Nevada/Nye Co./Lodi District/Quartz Mountain/San Rafael Mine
Mineral: Aurichalcite
Image: 1235338940
Rating: 8.67 (votes: 3)
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Aurichalcit (SNr: A025448)

San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mtn., Nye Co., Nevada

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: eschuhbauer 2009-02-22
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Anglesit
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Anglesit
farblose Anglesit-Kristalle neben weißen Mimetesit, Bildbreite: 5 mm, Fundort: San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain, Lodi District, Nye Co., Nevada, USA
Copyright: thdun5; Contribution: thdun5
Collection: thdun5, Collection number: 08.029
Location: USA/Nevada/Nye Co./Lodi District/Quartz Mountain/San Rafael Mine
Mineral: Anglesite
Image: 1303554251
Rating: 5 (votes: 3)
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Anglesit (SNr: 08.029)

farblose Anglesit-Kristalle neben weißen Mimetesit, Bildbreite: 5 mm, Fundort: San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain, Lodi District, Nye Co., Nevada, USA

Collection: thdun5
Copyright: thdun5
Contribution: thdun5 2011-04-23
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Aurichalcit
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Aurichalcit
als faserige, hellgrüne Kristallbüschel auf Goethit; als Begleiter Hemimorphit; BB = 1,3 mm
Copyright: Peter Köhlen; Contribution: Münchener Micromounter
Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter, Collection number: A000168, Donator: eschuhbauer
Location: USA/Nevada/Nye Co./Lodi District/Quartz Mountain/San Rafael Mine
Mineral: Aurichalcite
Image: 1465553759
Rating: 1 (votes: 1)
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Aurichalcit (SNr: A000168)

als faserige, hellgrüne Kristallbüschel auf Goethit; als Begleiter Hemimorphit; BB = 1,3 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Peter Köhlen
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2016-06-10
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Wulfenit
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Wulfenit
Bildbreite: 3,3 mm, Fundort: San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain, Lodi District, Nye Co., Nevada, USA
Copyright: Public Domain; Contribution: thdun5
Location: USA/Nevada/Nye Co./Lodi District/Quartz Mountain/San Rafael Mine
Mineral: Wulfenite
Image: 1303558510
Rating: 7.5 (votes: 2)
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Wulfenit

Bildbreite: 3,3 mm, Fundort: San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain, Lodi District, Nye Co., Nevada, USA

Copyright: Public Domain
Contribution: thdun5 2011-04-23
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Wulfenit
Views (File:
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Wulfenit
Wulfenit mit bläulichem Cuproadamin, Bildbreite: 2,7 mm, Fundort: San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain, Lodi District, Nye Co., Nevada, USA
Copyright: Public Domain; Contribution: thdun5
Location: USA/Nevada/Nye Co./Lodi District/Quartz Mountain/San Rafael Mine
Mineral: Wulfenite
Image: 1303558573
Rating: 8.88 (votes: 8)
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Wulfenit

Wulfenit mit bläulichem Cuproadamin, Bildbreite: 2,7 mm, Fundort: San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain, Lodi District, Nye Co., Nevada, USA

Copyright: Public Domain
Contribution: thdun5 2011-04-23
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Minerals (Count: 48)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Literatur

  • Jensen et al (2010): Update on the Mineralogy of the San Rafael mine, Nye County, Nevada. Rocks & Minerals 85:512-524

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IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) cORrWjs8eEG-XlEE3oK0Lw
GUID (Global unique identifier) 5A6BE470-3C3B-4178-BE5E-5104DE82B42F
Database ID 2096