Queen City District

Publication Info:
Nevada Mining Districts (Compiled Reports)
The Districts Described in This Section are from the following publications:

Mining Districts of Nevada - Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Report 47 (updated 1998); Placer Gold Deposits of Nevada - USGS Bulletin 1356 (1973)

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Queen City District


Other Names: Black Hawk, Kawich

County: Nye

Discovered: 1929

Commodities: mercury, lead, silver, manganese


The Queen City district, sometimes known as the Black Hawk district, is located in the low hills at the southern end of the Quinn Canyon Range at Queen City summit. Kral (1951) included the district in the Kawich district about 25 miles to the southwest.


Kral, 1951, p. 90; Cornwall, 1972, p. 39; Wong, 1982, table 1; Jones, 1983; Tingley, 1984, p. 1; Tingley and Quade, 1986, p. 14; Tingley, 1991, p. 19

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