The January Mine is a gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,699 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
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: 5,699 Feet (1,737 Meters)
Lat, Long: 37.71306, -117.22472
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January Mine MRDS details
Primary: January Mine
Secondary: January Claim
Secondary: February Claim.
District: Goldfield District
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: Goldfield Consolidated Mines Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Goldfield Hills
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: CRESCENT SHAPE
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF A 300 FT SHAFT WITH 6 LEVELS.
Reference (Deposit): RANSOME, F.L., 1909, THE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOLDFIELD, NEVADA: USGS PP 66, P. 216-220
Reference (Production): RANSOME, 1909, P. 216
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.