Pompeii Mine

The Pompeii Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Clark county, Nevada at an elevation of 3,501 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Pompeii Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Clark

Elevation: 3,501 Feet (1,067 Meters)

Commodity: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 35.4975, -114.92306

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Pompeii Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pompeii Mine


Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


State: Nevada
County: Clark
District: Searchlight

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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.


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Type: Underground


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert

Mineral Deposit Model

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Type: L
Description: Near The Contact With Quartz Monzonite Intrusion


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Analytical Data

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Ore: Silver
Ore: Gold


Comment (Location): 1500 FT. N OF BLOSSOM MINE

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION RECORDED IN 1909 , 1913 - 1918 , 1927 - 1930 , 1933 - 1934 . TOTAL PRODUCTION VERY SMALL.


Reference (Deposit): CALLAGHAN, E., 1939 , GEOLOGY OF THE SEARCHLIGHT DISTRICT, CLARK CO., USGS BULL. 906 - D P. 176 - 179

Nevada Gold

Gold Districts of Nevada

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.