The Dusty Mine is a gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,600 feet.
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Elevation: 4,600 Feet (1,402 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.6175, -118.40667
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Dusty Mine MRDS details
Primary: Dusty Mine
Secondary: Part of Majuba Placers
District: Antelope 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: Ed Speir ,
Home Office: P.O. Box 1149, Lovelock, Nv 89419
Years: 1992 -
Owner Name: Dusty Mining Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Stream Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Basin And Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Placer Au-PGE
Name: Sand and Gravel
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Holocene
Comment (Location): GOOD ROAD FROM EAST SIDE OF RANGE. PLACER OPERATIONS SCATTERED OVER SEVERAL SQUARE MILES NORTH OF CAVANAUGH WASH. . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Deposit): SOURCE OF GOLD IS THOUGHT TO BE GRANITE TO THE WEST
Comment (Workings): SINGLE BENCH OPEN PIT; GRAVITY CONCENTRATION.
Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD HAS BEEN MERGED WITH M242527, WHICH HAS BEEN DELETED.
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, J., 1984, FIELD EXAMINATION: NBMG UNPUBLISHED REPORT (TINGLEY) FILE.
Reference (Deposit): JONES, R.B. AND D PAPKE, K.G., 1984, ACVE MINES AND OIL FIELDS IN NEVADA - 1983: NBMG MAP 84 (OUT OF PRINT, SUPERSEDED BY DBM-2).
Reference (Deposit): STAFF, 1983, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1983: NDMI.
Reference (Deposit): STAFF, 1988, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1987: NDMI, 84 P.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M. G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 89, P. 47.
Reference (Deposit): STAFF, 1993, THE NEVADA MINING INDUSTRY - 1992: NBMG MI-1992. P. 40.
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.