The Coyote Prospect is a gold and silver mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,200 feet.
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Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 40.23167, -118.23417
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Coyote Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Coyote Prospect
Secondary: Coyote Nos. 1-78 Claims
District: Black Knob 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: Rochester Minerals Inc., Vancouver, B. C.
Years: 1985 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Hot-spring Au-Ag
Comment (Development): 1983: RECONNAISSANCE MAGNETOMETER SURVEY WORK SHOWED SOME RESPONSE OVER THE AREA OF INTEREST. 1984: ROCHESTER MINERALS COMPLETED 11 REVERSE CIRCULATION DRILL HOLES OVER 2600 FT AND ENCOUNTERED NO SILVER TARGETS, BUT ROCHESTER STILL PLANS TO EXPLORE THE PROPERTY EITHER ON ITS OWN ACCOUNT OR WITH A JOINT VENTURER. ONE DRILL HOLE DID ENCOUNTER DETECTABLE GOLD: DRILLED AT A 15-FT INTERVAL FROM 270-285 AVERAGED 0.032 OZ/ST AU (1 PPM). NBMG GEOLOGIST IN THE FIELD IN THIS AREA IN SEPT, 1984 DID NOT NOTE ANY ACTIVITY HERE.
Comment (Workings): DRILLING
Comment (Location): SOUTH SIDE OF BLACK KNOB IN WEST HUMBOLDT RANGE UTM TO NEAR CENTER OF CLAIM BLOCK. . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Reference (Deposit): MINE SEARCH ANNUAL 1984-85, VOL. VII, P. 109-110
Reference (Deposit): MINING RECORD 9/19/84
Reference (Deposit): GEORGE CROSS NEWSLETTER 9/5/84, P. 3. AND 9/19/84.
Reference (Deposit): BLM CLAIM INFORMATION, 1986.
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.