Antelope Springs - Nye County
Other Names: Antelope, Sulfide, Blackthorn Camp
Commodities: silver, gold
The Antelope Springs district lies on the east slope of the Cactus Range, near the southeastern end of the main part of the range. Antelope Springs is the original name of the district. Sulfide, a small area surrounding Sulfide Well, on the old Goldfield Road at the southern tip of the Cactus Range, and Blackthorn Camp, west of Antelope Pass, may have been considered separate districts but are both now included in the Antelope Springs district.
Schrader, 1911, p. 111; Lincoln, 1923, p. 158; Stoddard, 1932, p. 63; Kral, 1951, p. 11; Cornwall, 1972, p. 35; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 158; Tingley and others, 1997, p. 7-24.
Antelope Springs - Pershing County
Other Names: Relief, Pershing
Commodities: gold, mercury, antimony, silver, fluorspar, tungsten, copper, lead
The district is located in the southern end of the Humboldt Range in T27N, R34E. The original district name was Relief (1869). Antelope Springs was used as alternate name in 1923 and as main name in 1944.
White, 1871, p. 17; Whitehill, 1875, p. 53; Lincoln, 1923, p. 212; Stoddard, 1932, p. 78; Vanderburg, 1936b, p. 27; Bailey and Phoenix, 1944, p. 159; Lawrence, 1963, p. 161; Bonham, 1976; Johnson, 1977, p. 48; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 158