Mount Tobin Mine Badger Mine

The Mount Tobin Mine Badger Mine is a mercury mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 6,119 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: Mount Tobin Mine Badger Mine  

State:  Nevada

County:  Pershing

Elevation: 6,119 Feet (1,865 Meters)

Commodity: Mercury

Lat, Long: 40.3272, -117.53360

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Mount Tobin Mine Badger Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Mount Tobin Mine Badger Mine
Secondary: Mount Tobin
Secondary: Miner's Dream


Primary: Mercury


State: Nevada
County: Pershing
District: Mount Tobin District

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


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin

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Reference (Deposit): MILLER, 1996, MLA REPORT IN PREPARATION.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES IC 8252, 1965, P. 243.

Reference (Deposit): PLATE 2A.

Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 41, 1944, P. 174, PLATE 1.

Reference (Deposit): NEVADA BUREAU OF MINES BULLETIN 89, 1977, P. 73-74,

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: Gold Districts of Nevada.