The Mccann Canyon Mine is a gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,801 feet.
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Elevation: 5,801 Feet (1,768 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.72389, -117.86889
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Mccann Canyon Mine MRDS details
Primary: Mccann Canyon Mine
Secondary: Mccann Canyon Placer
District: Sierra District; Dunglen 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: G. And S Mines, Webb Shepherd, Partner
Home Office: P.O. Box 67, Imlay, Nv 89418
Years: 1984 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
Comment (Location): IN MCCANN CANYON . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): ACTIVOPEN PIT MINE WITH GRAVITY CONCENTRATION MILL IN 1983, 1982EMPLOYING 2 PERSONS
Comment (Workings): OPEN PIT, MILL
Reference (Deposit): JONES, R.B., AND PAPKE, K.G., 1984, NBMG MAP 84.
Reference (Deposit): DIVISION OF MINE INSPECTION, 1983, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1982.
Reference (Deposit): JONES, R.B., 1984, NBMG MI-1983
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.