Structural evolution of the gold quarry deposit and implications for development, Eureka County, Nevada
The Gold Quarry deposit, located seven miles north of Carlin, Nevada, is a bulk-minable sediment-hosted disseminated gold deposit situated along the Carlin Trend in Eureka County. A premier gold deposit in North America, Gold Quarry has total in-place reserves, and past production which exceed 15,000,000 oz. gold. Gold Quarry is hosted by lower Paleozoic eastern assemblage carbonate rocks, and lower Paleozoic siliciclastic and siliceous rocks of the transitional and western assemblage facies. The deposit is localized by a major structural intersection of the Gold Quarry and Good Hope fault systems ...
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