The Oro Plata Claim Group is a gold and silver mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,600 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 37.90778, -117.21333
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Oro Plata Claim Group MRDS details
Primary: Oro Plata Claim Group
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Thrust Fault, Faults
Comment (Location): ABOUT 1.5 AIRMILES EAST OF ROUTE 95 AND 2.2 AIRMILES WEST OF THE NYE COUNTY LINE. UTM IS TO NEAR CENTER OF CLAIM BLOCK ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 92, P. 130-132.
Reference (Deposit): CHIPP, E.R., 1969, UNR MINES THESIS 351
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.