The East Klondyke Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,699 feet.
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Elevation: 5,699 Feet (1,737 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 37.91167, -117.19417
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East Klondyke Mine MRDS details
Primary: East Klondyke Mine
Secondary: Annex, Annex No. 1 Claims
Secondary: Desert Klondyke Mine
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 446
District: Klondyke (Southern Klondyke) 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: Desert Klondyke Mining Co.
Years: 1922 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Thrust Fault
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Comment (Location): ABOUT 2.5 AIRMILES EAST OF ROUTE 95 AND 1.7 AIRMILES WEST OF THE NYE COUNTY LINE. UTM IS TO MINE BUILDING SHOWN ON TOPO NEAR CENTER OF CLAIM BLOCK ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF ONE ADIT. WITH STOPES, CROSSCUTS, ETC.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 92 P. 130-132.
Reference (Deposit): WEED, W.H., ED., 1922, THE MINES HANDBOOK, VOL. XV., P. 1183
Reference (Deposit): CHIPP, E.R., 1969, UNR MINES THESIS 351
Reference (Deposit): GARSIDE, L.H, 1982, FIELD EXAMINATION (9 JUL 82)
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.