The Fondaway Mine is a gold mine located in Churchill county, Nevada.
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Lat, Long: 39.8019, -118.19890
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Fondaway Mine MRDS details
Primary: Fondaway Mine
Owner Name: Tenneco Minerals Co.
Company ID: 2602101
Info Year: 1989
Description: Gold Production 4468 Troy Ounces Gold
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Open Pit
Milling Method: Heap Leach-Merrill-Crowe
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY 1996-97.
Reference (Deposit): OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1990, P. 3.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. DIV. MINE INSPECTION, 1991, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE
Reference (Deposit): OPERATIONS ACTIVE DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1989, P. 2.
Reference (Deposit): NEV. DIV. MINE INSPECTION, 1990, DIRECTORY OF NEVADA MINE
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.