The Lucky-Boy Divide Mining Co. Claims is a silver and gold mine located in Esmeralda county, Nevada at an elevation of 15,509 feet.
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Elevation: 15,509 Feet (4,727 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 37.34694, -117.35583
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Lucky-Boy Divide Mining Co. Claims MRDS details
Primary: Lucky-Boy Divide Mining Co. Claims
District: Hornsilver (Gold Point, Lime Point) District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): 2 CLAIMS ADJOINING THE GREAT WESTERN ON THE EAST ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1972
Comment (Production): (LISTED UNDER LIDA DISTRICT)
Comment (Deposit): ACTIVE IN EARLY 1920'S
Comment (Workings): 3 PROSPECT SHAFTS
Reference (Deposit): LINCOLN, F.C., 1923, MINING DISTRICTS AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA: NEVADA NEWSLETTER PUBLISHING CO., RENO, NEVADA
Reference (Deposit): NBMG BULL 38, 1943, P. 54
Reference (Production): COUCH & CARPENTER, 1943, P. 54.
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.