Other Names: Nevada, Gooseberry
Commodities: gold, silver, antimony, mercury
Located in the eastern Flowery Range along the Lyon-Storey county line. The district extends into Storey County to include the Gooseberry Mine area. The central part of the district is at Ramsey on the southeastern flank of the Flowery Range in Lyon County. Stretch (1867) described a Nevada district, east of the Red Mountain and Castle districts, in this area.
Stretch, 1867, p. 68; Stuart, 1909, p. 140; Hill, 1912, p. 218; Lincoln, 1923, p. 130; Stoddard, 1932, p. 56; Stoddard and Carpenter, 1950, p. 79; Lawrence, 1963, p. 114; Moore, 1969, p. 24; Bonham, 1980
Other Names: Copper Mountain, Bovard, Gillis and Gabbs Valley Ranges
Commodities: copper, gold, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, potash, turquoise
The Rand district includes the northern Gabbs Valley Range and extends generally from Wildhorse Canyon on the south to Copper Mountain on the north. The first discoveries were made at Copper Mountain in the northern part of district in 1906. The district became known as Bovard in 1907. The Rand Mine was discovered in 1908. The district was sometimes divided into three smaller districts; Copper Mountain on the northwest, and Bovard and Rand on the southeast. Rand was included in large Gillis and Gabbs Valley Ranges area of Garside (1973).
Hill, 1912, p. 206; Lincoln, 1923, p. 149; Stoddard, 1932, p. 58; Vanderburg, 1937a, p. 55; Schrader, 1947, p. 237; Ross, 1961, p. 78; Garside, 1973, p. 78; Jones, 1984
Other Names: Shoshone
Commodities: silver, copper, lead, gold, tungsten
The Ravenswood district is west of the Reese River, south of Ravenswood Peak in the Shoshone Mountains, and about 25 miles northwest of Austin.
Stretch, 1867, p. 29; White, 1871, p. 441; Angel, 1881, p. 475; Lincoln, 1923, p. 114; Stoddard, 1932, p. 50; Lotz, 1934, p. 20; Vanderburg, 1939, p. 67; Stewart and others, 1977, p. 90; Stager and Tingley, 1988, p. 100