The Shoshone Cons. Lode Mining Claim is a gold, silver, lead, and copper mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 3,320 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: 3,320 Feet (1,012 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver, Lead, Copper
Lat, Long: 35.46583, -114.85806
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Shoshone Cons. Lode Mining Claim MRDS details
Primary: Shoshone Cons. Lode Mining Claim
Secondary: Monte Carlo
Secondary: Big Casino
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: Cieme Birce, Living On Claim
Years: 1982 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Physiographic Detail: New Berry Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: CONCENTRATES CONTAINED 4.2 OZ AU, 12.1 OZ. AG/TON, 17.9% PB, 5.5% CU, & 9.4% ZN.
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972); 1:62500 QUADRANGLE MAP IS A 1959 EDITION
Comment (Development): PRODUCTION RECORDED FOR 1913, 1915-16, 1918-21, 1931-38. TAILING ARE CURRENTLY MILLING AT .47 OZ AU AND 3 OZ AG/TON. (1982)
Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF SEVERAL SMALL VEINS. UNWEATHERED STOCK PILE MATERIAL CONTAINS PARTLY SILICIFIED COUNTRY ROCK.
Comment (Workings): WORKING ARE INACCESSIBLE (1939). MAIN SHAFT INCLINED 60 DEGREES S 40 DEGREES
Reference (Deposit): LONGWELL, C.R., 1965, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK CO., NEV., NEV. BUREAU OF MINES BULL 62, P. 200.
Reference (Deposit): SMITH, 1982, FIELD EXAMINATION (DEC. 3, 1982)
Reference (Deposit): CALLAGHAN, E., 1939, GEOLOGY OF THE SEARCHLIGHT DIST, CLARK CO., NEV., USGS BULL 936-D. P.185
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.