Other Names: Blue Basin, Maggie Creek
Commodities:barite, turquoise, silver, gold
Includes Beaver and other creeks north of Dalton Peak that drain into Maggie Creek along the east slope of the Tuscarora Mountains. Blue Basin is in the Independence Range, east of Maggie Creek, east of the present Beaver district.
Lotz, 1934, p. 18; Smith, 1976, p. 25; LaPointe and others, 1991, p. 38
Other Names: Olympic, Simon, OMCO, Cedar Mountain
Commodities: silver, lead, zinc, gold, tungsten, molybdenum, mercury, iron, arsenic
Located in the Cedar Mountain Range. The district is sometimes is divided into the Olympic (OMCO) and Simon districts on the north, and the Cedar Mountain district on the south. A portion of the Athens district in the eastern foothills of the Cedar Mountains, in Nye County, is sometimes included in the Bell district.
Lincoln, 1923, p. 138; Stoddard, 1932, p. 59; Vanderburg, 1937a, p. 17; Bailey and Phoenix, 1944, p. 117; Ross, 1961, p. 78; Horton, 1962 La Heist, 1964, p. 66; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 113
Bell Placer District Description
This district is in the northern Cedar Mountains in southeastern Mineral county. Some placer gold was recovered from the Valley View claim (unseated) in 1935. The gold was probably derived from erosion of the gold-(lver)? quartz veins in volcanic rocks. Literature: Ross, 1961.
Bell Mountain District
Other Names: Fairview
Commodities: silver, gold
Includes the Bell Mountain Mine and the surrounding low hills lying generally northeast of Bell Flat. The district is sometimes included in the Fairview district.
Stoddard, 1932, p. 17; Gianella, 1945, p. 11; Schrader, 1947, p. 135; Tingley, 1990, p. 18
Commodities: silver, lead, gold, copper, vanadium, titanium
The Bellehelen district is located in the northern Kawich Range, about 10 miles southsouthwest of Warm Springs. The district includes the old camp of Bellehelen, in Bellehelen Canyon, and the area at the head of Neversweat Canyon.
Stuart, 1909, p. 91; Hill, 1912, p. 219; Lincoln, 1923, p. 159; Stoddard, 1932, p. 63; Kral, 1951, p. 17; Beal, 1963, p. 20; Bonham, 1976; Schilling, 1976; Kleinhampl and Ziony, 1984, p. 53