The Old Ingalls Mine is a lead, silver, and gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,879 feet.
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Elevation: 4,879 Feet (1,487 Meters)
Commodity: Lead, Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 37.31833, -117.53306
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Old Ingalls Mine MRDS details
Primary: Old Ingalls Mine
Secondary: Silver Hills Nevada Property
Secondary: Adjoining Jaeggers Group
District: 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.
Owner Name: Siver Hills Nevada Mines Co.
Years: 1922 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): 9 CLAIMS (+6 CLAIMS). UTMIS TO SHAFT IN MIDST OF WORKINGS FO THE MINE ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Comment (Development): INGALLS MINE WAS BEING WORKED UNDER LEASE AND BOND IN 1923
Comment (Workings): NUMEROUS SHAFTS, TUNNELS, TO 200 FT.
Reference (Deposit): LINCOLN, F.C., 1923, MINING DISTRICTS AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA; NEVADA NEWSLETTER PUBLISHING CO., RENO, NV., P. 76-77.
Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1978, MILS DATA
Reference (Production): WEED, W.H., 1922, P. 1332
Reference (Deposit): WEED, W.H., ED., 1922, THE MINES HANDBOOK, VOL XV, P. 1332.
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.