The Nevada United Claims is a copper mine located in Churchill county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,801 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: 6,801 Feet (2,073 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.8483, -118.18280
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Nevada United Claims MRDS details
Primary: Nevada United Claims
Secondary: Coppereid Mine
Secondary: Iron Prospect
Secondary: Twin Tunnels
Secondary: Copper Butte
District: White Cloud
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1893
Discovery Year: 1869
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): PAPKE, K.G., 1979, FLUORSPAR IN NEVADA: NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND
Reference (Deposit): NEV. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 53C, P. 121-123.
Reference (Deposit): SHAWE, F.R., AND OTHERS, 1962, IRON ORE DEPOSITS OF NEVADA:
Reference (Deposit): GEOL. BULLETIN 93, P. 68.
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 507, P. 200.
Reference (Deposit): GAGE, H.L., THE PB-ZN MINES OF NEV., 1941, BONNEVVLLE POWER
Reference (Deposit): HILL, J.M., THE MINING DISTRICTS OF THE WESTERN US, 1912,
Reference (Deposit): CO., NEV., 1909, USGS BULL. 414, P. 56-61.
Reference (Deposit): RANSOME, F.L., NOTES O SOME MINING DISTRICTS IN HUMBOLDT
Reference (Deposit): OF CHURCHILL CC., NE., 1974, US BU MINES BULL. 83, P. 88.
Reference (Deposit): WILLDEN, R., AND SPEED, R.C., GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS
Reference (Deposit): CHURCHILL. CO., NEV., 1940, US BU MINES I.C. 7093, P. 53.
Reference (Deposit): VANDERBURG, W.O., RECONNAISSANCE OF MINING DISTRICTS IN
Reference (Deposit): NEV., 1923.
Reference (Deposit): ADMIN., CONFID. RPT., PP. 18-19.
Reference (Deposit): LINCOLN, F.C., MINING DISTRICTS AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF
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.