The Saundra Lee and Phase Ii Mines is a gold mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 4,501 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: 4,501 Feet (1,372 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.64444, -118.39556
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Saundra Lee and Phase Ii Mines MRDS details
Primary: Saundra Lee and Phase Ii Mines
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: Benicke, Michael
Home Office: 5444 Woods Drive, Sparks, Nv 89431
Years: 1984 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: 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: MAJUBA PLACERS
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Holocene
Comment (Location): GOOD ROAD FROM EAST SIDE OF MAJUBA MOUNTAINS. PLACER OPERATIONS SCATTERED OVER SEVERAL SQUARE MILES IN WHAT IS KNOWN AS MOJUBA PLACERS. . INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): MINE, MILL, GRAVITY CONCENTRATION OPERATION ACTIVE IN 1984.
Comment (Deposit): PLACER DEPOSITS ARE SCATTERED OVER SEVERAL SQUARE MILES.
Comment (Workings): OPEN PIT, MILL
Comment (Geology): SOURCE OF GOLD IS THOUGHT TO BE GRANITES TO THE WEST.
Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD HAS BEEN MERGED WITH M242530, WHICH HAS BEEN DELETED.
Reference (Deposit): QUADE, JACK, 1984, FIELD EXAMINATION: NBMG UNPUBLISHED REPORT (TINGLEY) FILES, PHOTO 11.
Reference (Deposit): JONES, R.B., AND PAPKE, K.G., 1984, ACTIVE MINES AND OIL FIELDS IN NEVADA - 1983: NBMG MAP 84 (OUT OF PRINT), SUPERSEDED BY DBM2.
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.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M. G., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA: NBMG BULL. 89.
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.G., 1973, PLACER GOLD DEPOSITS OF NEVADA: USGS BULL. 1356.
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.