The Klondike Mine is a gold mine located in Lander county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 39.22722, -117.13444
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Klondike Mine MRDS details
Primary: Klondike Mine
Secondary: Kingston Canyon Property
District: Kingston District
Land ownership: National Forest
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: Homestake
Years: 1983 -
Owner Name: Brazos Industries,
Years: 1981 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1865
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic veins
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Early Cambrian
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Comment (Development): ACTIVE IN 1981, UNDERGROUND MINE, ROOM AND PILLAR OPERATION ON "FLAT" STRUCTURE CREW OF 4 HAD PUT IN 2000 FT OF NEW WORKINGS IN PAST YEAR (1980-1981). HOMESTAKE MINING CO. LAST LEASED THE PROPERTY FROM PRECIOUS METALS INC, WHO HAD IT UNDER THE NAME OF IMPERIAL KLONDIKE JOINT VENTURE, JOHN O'BOYLE, JR., LOCK BOX 34, 717 N. HARWOOD, DALLAS, TX 75201.
Comment (Deposit): GOLD AND SILVER-BEARING QUARTZ VEINS. ORE OCCURS AS POCKETS AND VEINLIKE MASSES OF QUARTZ ALONG A SILICIFIED SHEAR ZONE IN LIMESTONE, CONFORMABLE TO BEDDING
Comment (Workings): OLD UNDERGROUND WORKINGS, MORE RECENT SURFACE WORK.
Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: 1860'S
Reference (Deposit): STANLEY, W., HOMESTAKE MINING CO., ORAL COMMUNICATION, 11/14/84.
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1981, FIELD EXAMINATION REPORT, SEPT 21, 1981.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 88, 1977
Reference (Deposit): SIZER, F.L., 1893, UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON THE KINGSTON GROUP OF MINES; NBMG FILES.
Reference (Deposit): BROWN, A.H., 1909, UNPUBLISHED REPORT ON THE KINGSTON PROPERTY
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.