The Connell Prospect is a mercury mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,000 feet.
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All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.41028, -118.38222
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Connell Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Connell Prospect
District: La Plata District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): EXACT LOCATION UNKNOWN. UTM TO CENTER OF TOWNSHIP.
Reference (Deposit): LAWRENCE AND WILSON, 1962, MERCURY OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA: NBMG MAP 7. ONE MILLION SCALE SET
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.