The Five Star Lead Property is a lead and silver mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,919 feet.
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Elevation: 5,919 Feet (1,804 Meters)
Commodity: Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 36.31389, -115.84250
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Five Star Lead Property MRDS details
Primary: Five Star Lead Property
Secondary: Five Star Mine
Secondary: Holmes Prospect
Secondary: El Lobo Claims
Secondary: Apex Claims
District: Charleston District (Emerald 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.
Owner Name: Five Star Mining Co., Leon D. Hughs
Home Office: Pahrump, Nevada
Years: 1972 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1904
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: PINCH AND SWELL
Description: Folds And Related Major Thrust Faults
Description: Cross Fault At Five Star Mine
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972); LAT-LONG VALUES CALCULATED FROM TOWNSHIP, RANGE, SECTION (07)
Comment (Deposit): FIVE STAR VEIN EXPOSED IN SE SEC. 7 ALONG 70 FOOT INTERVAL
Comment (Workings): FIVE STAR MINE LOCATED IN SE SEC 7 AND NE SEC 18, PROSPECT NEAR NE COR OF SW SEC 8 AND UNNAMED PROSPECT APPROXIMATELY 750 FEET SW OF THE LATTER
Reference (Deposit): IVOSEVIC, S.W., 1972, FIELD EXAMINATION OF THE FIVE STAR LEAD PROPERTY, EMERALD DISTRICT, CLARK CO., NEV., NBMG MINING DISTRICT OPEN FILES
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.