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Pioche King Mine

The Pioche King Mine is a silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,889 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.

Mine Info

Name: Pioche King Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Lincoln

Elevation: 5,889 Feet (1,795 Meters)

Commodity: Silver, Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 37.90417, -114.47306

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Pioche King Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pioche King Mine


Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc


State: Nevada
County: Lincoln
District: Pioche District

Land Status

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.


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Type: Underground


Owner Name: John A. Kirby, Mgr. Pioche King Mining Co., Org. In 1909
Years: 1909 -


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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Mineral Deposit Model

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Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Analytical Data

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Comment (Development): RICH BODY OF AG-PB ORE ENCOUNTERED IN 1909.

Comment (Workings): SHAFT W/HOIST, COMPRESSORS (1909)

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972


Reference (Deposit): TSCHANZ, C.M. AND PAMPEYAN, E.H., 1970 NBMG BULL 73, PL. 4.

Reference (Deposit): ENG. & MIN. JOUR. CLIPPING, 1909-NBMG DISTRICT FILE 175.

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, J.C., 1922, ENG. & MIN. JOUR.

Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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.