The O.S.L. Mine is a silver and copper mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 7,808 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: 7,808 Feet (2,380 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Copper
Lat, Long: 38.08306, -114.61056
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O.S.L. Mine MRDS details
Primary: O.S.L. Mine
Secondary: Red Cloud Claim
District: Bristol-Jackrabbit 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: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Faults, Fissures
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED AREA. IN HEAD OF A GULCH ABOUT 300 FT S65 W FROM HILLSIDE SHAFT, 100 FT DELOW ITS COLLAR ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): SEVERAL THOUSAND TONS OF ORE REPORTED SHIPPED FROM THIS MINE
Comment (Deposit): ORE OCCURS AS REPLACEMENT ALONG INTERSECTION OF MAY DAY FISSURE WITH A STONG N-S FISSURE
Comment (Workings): 150-FT INCLINE SHAFT WITH LATERAL-STOPPING FROM IT
Reference (Deposit): CRANE, G.W., 1924, UNPUB. REPORT ON BRISTOL SILVER MINES; NBMG DISTRICT FILE 171, ITEM 21, P. 23
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.