The Fairview is a mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,201 feet.
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Elevation: 6,201 Feet (1,890 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.20556, -118.13500
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Fairview MRDS details
District: Fairview District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): EAST SLOPE OF FAIRVIEW MOUNTAIN, LOCATION APPROXIMATE
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: CINNABAR REPORTED TO OCCUR IN A GOLD VEIN
Reference (Deposit): BAILEY, E. H., U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, PERSONAL FILES
Reference (Deposit): HOLMES, 1965, MERCURY IN NEVADA: IN USBM IC 8252
Reference (Deposit): BAILEY AND PHOENIX, 1944, QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS IN NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 41
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.