The Dago Hill Claims is a gold and silver mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,050 feet.
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Elevation: 6,050 Feet (1,844 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 37.455, -117.45056
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Dago Hill Claims MRDS details
Primary: Dago Hill Claims
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 1122
District: Lida District ; (Alida Valley, Tule Canyon District)
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Comment (Location): 0.6 MILE N OF HIGHWAY 3, 3 MILES E OF LIDA ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): SOME BULLDOZER WORK WAS BEING DONE FURTHER UP THE HILL AND GEOCHEMISTRY AND STAKING DONE IN PERIPHERY AT TIME OF EXAMINATION IN 1982
Comment (Deposit): SHAFTS AND ADITS ARE ALIGNED ALONG A VEIN SYSTEM ALONG FAULT SYSTEM
Comment (Workings): SHAFTS, ADITS, BULLDOZER CUTS
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 1982, FIELD EXAMINATION ON JUNE 2 1982
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.