The Mountain View Group is a copper mine located in White Pine county, Nevada.
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Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 39.93444, -115.54167
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Mountain View Group MRDS details
Primary: Mountain View Group
County: White Pine
District: Bald Mtn (Joy Or Ruby Mtn)
Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Owner Name: West, J. W.
Years: 1916 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Workings): AT THE TIME OF VISIT (1916), MR WEST WAS STARTING TO SINK A SHAFT WHICH WAS TO BE EQUIPED WITH A WHIM.
Comment (Deposit): CONSISTS OF SEVEN CLAIMS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Geology): CU CARBONATE BODIES NEAR FRACTURES
Reference (Deposit): HILL, JAMES M. 1916 NOTES ON SOME MINING DISTRICTS IN EASTERN NEVADA, US GEO. BULL. 648
Nevada has a total of 368 distinct gold districts. Of the of those, just 36 are major producers with production and/or reserves of over 1,000,000 ounces, 49 have production and/or reserves of over 100,000 ounces, with the rest having less than 100,000 ounces. Read more at Gold Districts of Nevada.