The Black Devil Mine is a manganese mine located in Lander county, Nevada.
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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.
Lat, Long: 39.82389, -117.47861
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Black Devil Mine MRDS details
Primary: Black Devil Mine
Secondary: Mary #2 Mine
District: Wild Horse
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: Staked By Bida And Belonstegal Ely And Battle Mtn.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1954
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: PODS & LENSES
Comment (Workings): SINGLE OPEN INCLINED SHAFT, AREA IN FRONT OF OPEN SHAFT HAS BEEN OPEN PITTED.
Comment (Geology): GOSSANEY MATERIAL FILLING VUGS & FRACTURES
Reference (Deposit): SMITH/BENTZ, FIELD EXAMINATION, NBMG, 1981
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.