The Silver King Well Prospect is a lead and silver mine located in Lincoln county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,220 feet.
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Elevation: 6,220 Feet (1,896 Meters)
Commodity: Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 38.27361, -114.90528
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Silver King Well Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Silver King Well Prospect
Secondary: NBMG Sample Site 100
District: Silver King (Sunnyside?) District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Workings): SMALL PROSPECT PIT
Comment (Location): UNSURVEYED AREA ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): INACTIVE IN 1981
Comment (Deposit): N 45 E, 75 NW AND N 60 W, 85 SW FRACTURES CUTTING GRAY, FOSSILIFEROUS LIMESTONE. SILICA AND CALCITE VEINING ALONG FRACTURES; BLACK AND BROWN JASPEROID WITH GOSSAN ON DUMP.
Reference (Deposit): TINGLEY, J.V., 1981, FIELD EXAMINATION, 6/14/81.
Reference (Deposit): TSCHANZ, C.M. AND PAMPEYAN, E.M., 1970, NBMG BULL 73.
Reference (Deposit): NBMG OFR 82-9.
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.